A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Colon in Costa Rica. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.71 km (41 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:50:11 / 12:50 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us600064kk. Event ids that are associated: us600064kk. Exact location, longitude -84.2282° West, latitude 9.9133° North, depth = 65.71 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 18:50:11 / October 29, 2019 @ 6:50 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from San José (c. 335 000 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from San Francisco (c. 55 900 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Alajuela (c. 47 500 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Paraíso (c. 39 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Puntarenas (c. 35 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from San Isidro (c. 34 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Daniel Flores, San Isidro, Siquirres (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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