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Light earthquake, 4 mag was detected near Tilaran in Costa Rica

Earthquake location 10.588S, -84.9278WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Tilaran in Costa Rica on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 10/04/19 / 2019-04-10 05:39:35 / April 10, 2019 @ 5:39 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700033i9. Id of event: us700033i9. Exact location of event, longitude -84.9278 West, latitude 10.588 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:39:35 / 11:39 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Orotina, San Juan, Desamparados (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Liberia (c. 45 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Puntarenas (c. 35 700 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from San José (c. 31 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Quesada (c. 27 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Chacarita (c. 26 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Cañas (c. 20 300 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 13 km NNE of Tilaran, Costa Rica.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -84.9278° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.588° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km NNE of Tilaran, 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 2019-04-10 05:39:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-10 06:51:45 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 246 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 0.296 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 127 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 us700033i9 Id of event.
Event Code 700033i9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700033i9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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