A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Ángeles in Costa Rica. Event id: us7000c8w9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c8w9. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/11/20 / 2020-11-01 05:01:09 / November 1, 2020 @ 5:01 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -84.0566° West, latitude 10.0457° North, depth = 72.05 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 72.05 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 05:01:09 / 5:01 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from San José (c. 335 000 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from San Francisco (c. 55 900 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Alajuela (c. 47 500 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Paraíso (c. 39 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Puntarenas (c. 35 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Isidro (c. 34 900 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Curridabat (c. 34 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mercedes, Daniel Flores, Puntarenas (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 5 km N of Ángeles, Costa Rica.
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