A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Corredor in Costa Rica. Id of earthquake: us7000cp5g. Event ids that are associated: us7000cp5g. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:20:51 / 2:20 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.96 km (12 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -82.9545 West, latitude 8.6106 North, depth = 18.96 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 14:20:51 / December 8, 2020 @ 2:20 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Almirante, Buenos Aires, Las Lomas. Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 11 700 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 3 km SSW of Corredor, Costa Rica.
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