A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Golfito in Costa Rica. Event id: us6000dhxt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dhxt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 01:31:29 / 1:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 11.84 km, -83.2058° West, 8.6197° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.84 km (7 miles). Global time and date of event 16/02/21 / 2021-02-16 01:31:29 / February 16, 2021 @ 1:31 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Daniel Flores, Las Lomas, Pedregal. Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 11 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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