A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Quepos in Costa Rica. Id of earthquake: us70009049. Event ids that are associated: us70009049. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 47.82 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -84.0891 West, latitude 9.3644 North, depth = 47.82 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:34:34 / 3:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/04/20 / 2020-04-17 09:34:34 / April 17, 2020 @ 9:34 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Rafael, Naranjo, San Juan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from San José (c. 335 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from San Francisco (c. 55 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Alajuela (c. 47 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Paraíso (c. 39 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from San Isidro (c. 34 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Curridabat (c. 34 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km SE of Quepos, Costa Rica. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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