A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from San Marcos in Costa Rica. The temblor was reported at 15:42:09 / 3:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -83.8675 West, latitude 9.6088 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000ccvr. Event ids that are associated: us6000ccvr. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 15:42:09 / October 24, 2020 @ 3:42 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Ramón, Río Segundo, San Rafael (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 43 km (27 miles) from San José (c. 335 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from San Francisco (c. 55 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Alajuela (c. 47 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Paraíso (c. 39 700 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from San Isidro (c. 34 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Curridabat (c. 34 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor 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 has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 17 km ESE of San Marcos, Costa Rica.
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