A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Tejar in Costa Rica on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dkab. Id of event: us6000dkab. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -84.2781° West, 9.7754° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/02/21 / 2021-02-22 23:50:29 / February 22, 2021 @ 11:50 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 23:50:29 / 11:50 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 28 km (17 miles) from San José (c. 335 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from San Francisco (c. 55 900 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Alajuela (c. 47 500 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Paraíso (c. 39 700 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Puntarenas (c. 35 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Isidro (c. 34 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pocora, Daniel Flores, Guácimo (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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