A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Pocosol in Costa Rica on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -84.6703 West, latitude 10.28 North, depth = 77.86 km. Event id: us70006clb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006clb. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 77.86 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:33:40 / 7:33 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/11/19 / 2019-11-25 01:33:40 / November 25, 2019 @ 1:33 am.
The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from San José (c. 335 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from San Francisco (c. 55 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Alajuela (c. 47 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Liberia (c. 45 400 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Paraíso (c. 39 700 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Puntarenas (c. 35 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Curridabat (c. 34 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paraíso, Santa Cruz, Cot.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km SSW of Pocosol, Costa Rica. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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