A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Daniel Flores in Costa Rica on Tuesday. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:59:15 / 12:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/03/21 / 2021-03-02 12:59:15 / March 2, 2021 @ 12:59 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.63 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -83.8387 West, latitude 9.2146 North, depth = 34.63 km. Unique identifier: us7000dez8. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dez8.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from San José (c. 335 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Paraíso (c. 39 700 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from San Isidro (c. 34 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Curridabat (c. 34 600 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from San Vicente de Moravia (c. 34 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from San Vicente (c. 34 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colima, San Vicente de Moravia, San Vicente.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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