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Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag was detected near Jaco in Costa Rica

Earthquake location 9.4856S, -84.6133WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Jaco in Costa Rica on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -84.6133° West, 9.4856° North. The temblor was picked up at 19:41:07 / 7:41 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70004l1l. Ids that are associated to the event: us70004l1l. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/07/19 / 2019-07-15 01:41:07 / July 15, 2019 @ 1:41 am.

Close country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ipís, Concepción, Tres Ríos. The epicenter was 76 km (48 miles) from San José (c. 335 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Francisco (c. 55 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Alajuela (c. 47 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Puntarenas (c. 35 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Curridabat (c. 34 600 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from San Vicente de Moravia (c. 34 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km S of Jaco, Costa Rica. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -84.6133° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.4856° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km S of Jaco, 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 2019-07-15 01:41:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-15 23:09:34 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 2.2 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 211 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 0.651 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 228 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 us70004l1l Id of event.
Event Code 70004l1l An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70004l1l, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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