A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Sámara in Costa Rica. Event id: us6000dft3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dft3. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 04:37:50 / February 9, 2021 @ 4:37 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -85.6195° West, 9.4625° North. The temblor was reported at 04:37:50 / 4:37 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Nicoya (c. 15 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 12 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Cruz, Nicoya.
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 one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 47 km SSW of Sámara, Costa Rica. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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