A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 135 km W of Sardinal, Costa Rica (84 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007j0k. Unique identifier: us70007j0k. Exact location of event, longitude -86.8844 West, latitude 10.5063 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:36:44 / 6:36 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/02/20 / 2020-02-05 12:36:44 / February 5, 2020 @ 12:36 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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