A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Samara in Costa Rica on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, -85.9122° West, 10.0137° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 12:31:39 / 12:31 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60006ny8. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006ny8. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/12/19 / 2019-12-08 18:31:39 / December 8, 2019 @ 6:31 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cañas, Liberia, Nicoya. Close country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Liberia (c. 45 400 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Cañas (c. 20 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Nicoya (c. 15 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 12 300 pop).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 44 km WNW of Samara, Costa Rica. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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