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Minor earthquake 3.3 mag, 0 km WNW of San Pablo, Costa Rica

Earthquake location 9.9969S, -84.1017WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from San Pablo in Costa Rica. Global time and date of event 11/12/15 / 2015-12-11 20:56:16 / December 11, 2015 @ 8:56 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 14:56:16 / 2:56 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20004gll. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004gll. Exact location of event, longitude -84.1017 West, latitude 9.9969 North, depth = 13.38 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.38 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the event was 7 km (5 miles) from San José (c. 335 000 pop), 3 km (2 miles) from San Francisco (c. 55 900 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Alajuela (c. 47 500 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Paraíso (c. 39 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Puntarenas (c. 35 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Isidro, Puntarenas, Chacarita (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 0 km WNW of San Pablo, Costa Rica. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -84.1017° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.9969° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km WNW of San Pablo, 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 2015-12-11 20:56:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-12-11 21:52:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 170 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 0.01 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 134 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 us20004gll Id of event.
Event Code 20004gll An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004gll, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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