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Minor earthquake 3.9 mag, 5 km WNW of Tejar, Costa Rica

Earthquake location 9.7754S, -84.2781WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Tejar in Costa Rica on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dkab. Id of event: us6000dkab. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -84.2781° West, 9.7754° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/02/21 / 2021-02-22 23:50:29 / February 22, 2021 @ 11:50 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 23:50:29 / 11:50 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearby country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 28 km (17 miles) from San José (c. 335 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from San Francisco (c. 55 900 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Alajuela (c. 47 500 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Paraíso (c. 39 700 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Puntarenas (c. 35 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Isidro (c. 34 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pocora, Daniel Flores, Guácimo (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 5 km WNW of Tejar, Costa Rica.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -84.2781° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.7754° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5 km WNW of Tejar, 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 2021-02-22 23:50:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-23 00:17:00 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 234 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 0.271 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.48 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 163 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 us6000dkab Id of event.
Event Code 6000dkab An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dkab, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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