A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 95 kilometers (59 miles) from Sardinal in Costa Rica. Global time and date of event 02/11/20 / 2020-11-02 12:17:29 / November 2, 2020 @ 12:17 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -86.5124° West, 10.6304° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c992. Id of event: us7000c992. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:17:29 / 12:17 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred 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).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 98 km (61 miles) from San Juan del Sur (c. 7 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Juan del Sur (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 95 km W of Sardinal, Costa Rica.
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