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Minor earthquake, 3.8 mag strikes near Daniel Flores in Costa Rica

Earthquake location 9.2146S, -83.8387WA 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 22 km SW of Daniel Flores, Costa Rica.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -83.8387° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.2146° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22 km SW of Daniel Flores, Costa Rica Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-02 12:59:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-02 22:01:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 0 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 222 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.548 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.94 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 167 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000dez8 Id of event.
Event Code 7000dez8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000dez8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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