A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Corredor in Costa Rica on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -82.9941 West, latitude 8.6372 North, depth = 22.38 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 14:53:14 / December 8, 2020 @ 2:53 pm. Unique identifier: us7000cp5q. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cp5q. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 14:53:14 / 2:53 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.38 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Almirante, Mercedes, Buenos Aires (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 11 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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