A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from San Jose in Costa Rica. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006dkd. Id of event: us70006dkd. The temblor was reported at 21:52:25 / 9:52 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 199.29 km (124 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -85.1458° West, 10.9669° North, depth 199.29 km. 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: 27/11/19 / 2019-11-27 03:52:25 / November 27, 2019 @ 3:52 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Cruz, Rivas, San Jorge. Event epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Liberia (c. 45 400 pop), 2 km (1 miles) from San José (c. 31 400 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Rivas (c. 30 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Cañas (c. 20 300 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from San Carlos (c. 13 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 12 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km NNW of San Jose, Costa Rica. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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