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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 44km W of Sardinal, Costa Rica on Thursday, 5 September 2013

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 50km W of Sardinal, Costa Rica on Thursday, 5 September 2013

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - 50km W of Sardinal, Costa Rica on Thursday, 5 September 2013
Date & time: Thu, 5 Sep 12:29:15 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, September 05, 2013 06:29:15
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.5857°N / 86.1065°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Orosí (77 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^13 J (17.5 GWh / 15080 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 5 Sep 2013
Thu, 5 Sep 12:29 UTCM 5.9 / 48 km OFF COAST OF COSTA RICAEMSC
Thu, 5 Sep 12:29 UTCM 5.8 / 24 kmCosta RicaGFZ
Thu, 5 Sep 12:29 UTCM 5.9 / 15 km NicaraguaINETER
Thu, 5 Sep 12:29 UTCM 6.0 / 18 kmW of Sardinal, Costa RicaGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
San Jose, Tryp Hotel / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Playa Hermosa Guanacaste Costa Rica (46.8 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): Awakened to swaying of building and swaying continued until we got outside.
Surfside Potrero / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Playas del Coco / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tamarindo Costa Rica (43.2 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tambor (151.9 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
riu palace / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Tilaran-Lake Arenal / MMI III (Weak shaking): Just having a cup of coffee and my chair wobbled back and forth about 4 times.The dog took off and jumped on the bed.
Playa Hermosa (Costa Rica) (42 km E from epicenter)(no details): Been through 2 big ones in California and one here in Costa Rica. We are near the beach in a ground floor condo unit that is 3 stories. Woke up thinking I was on a boat and hit rough water. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 5 Sep 12:35 UTCM 3.8 / 5 km - [info]39 km al Suroeste de MANZANILLO de Santa Cruz de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Thu, 5 Sep 13:25 UTCM 2.6 / 28 km - [info]2 km al Oeste de RIO SECO de Santa Cruz de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Thu, 5 Sep 14:16 UTCM 4.5 / 44 km - [info]62km WSW of Sardinal, Costa Rica[Map]USGS
Thu, 5 Sep 14:16 UTCM 3.0 / 10 km - [info]2 km al Suroeste de CERRO BRUJO de Santa Cruz de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Thu, 5 Sep 14:47 UTCM 3.9 / 15 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Thu, 5 Sep 14:55 UTCM 3.4 / 15 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Thu, 5 Sep 15:28 UTCM 2.6 / 14 km - [info]50 km al Oeste de ICACAL de Santa Cruz de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Thu, 5 Sep 20:13 UTCM 3.8 / 19.5 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Thu, 5 Sep 22:34 UTCM 3.8 / 12 km - [info]En las cercanias de RIO SECO de Santa Cruz de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Thu, 5 Sep 23:54 UTCM 4.8 / 35.5 km - [info]51km W of Sardinal, Costa Rica[Map]USGS
Fri, 6 Sep 2013
Fri, 6 Sep 03:59 UTCM 2.8 / 28 km - [info]27 km al Oeste de PLAYA NEGRA de Santa Cruz de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Sat, 7 Sep 2013 (6 earthquakes)
Sat, 7 Sep 00:22 UTCM 2.8 / 30 km - [info]22 km al Noroeste de ZAPOTILLAL de Santa Cruz de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Sat, 7 Sep 03:36 UTCM 3.0 / 3 km - [info]50 km al Suroeste de MANZANILLO de Santa Cruz de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Sat, 7 Sep 04:15 UTCM 2.8 / 1 km - [info]En las cercanias de RANCHOS de Santa Cruz de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Sat, 7 Sep 08:26 UTCM 3.6 / 1 km - [info]1 km al Suroeste de SAN JUANILLO de Santa Cruz de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Sat, 7 Sep 16:01 UTCM 3.4 / 0.3 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Sat, 7 Sep 17:30 UTCM 3.1 / 29 km - [info]41 km al Oeste de PLAYA NEGRA de Santa Cruz de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Sun, 8 Sep 2013
Sun, 8 Sep 18:18 UTCM 2.8 / 35 km - [info]En las cercanias de VENEGAS de Puntarenas de Puntarenas[Map]OVSICORI
Mon, 9 Sep 2013
Mon, 9 Sep 03:18 UTCM 3.9 / 71.5 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Tue, 10 Sep 2013
Tue, 10 Sep 06:30 UTCM 2.8 / 31 km - [info]38 km al Oeste de ICACAL de Santa Cruz de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Wed, 11 Sep 2013
Wed, 11 Sep 08:41 UTCM 2.6 / 94 km - [info]En las cercanias de GARITA de Guatuso de Alajuela[Map]OVSICORI
Wed, 11 Sep 11:04 UTCM 4.3 / 15 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Wed, 11 Sep 12:18 UTCM 2.9 / 34 km - [info][Map]OVSICORI
Wed, 11 Sep 14:35 UTCM 3.5 / 4.1 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Wed, 11 Sep 22:46 UTCM 2.9 / 147 km - [info][Map]OVSICORI
Thu, 12 Sep 2013
Thu, 12 Sep 10:37 UTCM 3.3 / 100 km - [info]1 km al Suroeste de FLORIDA de San Carlos de Alajuela[Map]OVSICORI
Thu, 12 Sep 13:04 UTCM 2.6 / 1 km - [info]2 km al Suroeste de POTRERO de Santa Cruz de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Fri, 13 Sep 2013
Fri, 13 Sep 23:24 UTCM 2.6 / 139 km - [info][Map]OVSICORI
Sun, 15 Sep 2013
Sun, 15 Sep 14:09 UTCM 3.5 / 300 km - [info]49 km al Noroeste de PENAS BLANCAS de La Cruz de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Sun, 15 Sep 17:03 UTCM 3.8 / 5 km - [info]11 km al Noroeste de HACIENDA CONVENTILOS de La Cruz de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Sun, 15 Sep 17:15 UTCM 3.6 / 1.4 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Sun, 15 Sep 23:57 UTCM 2.6 / 3 km - [info]10 km al Oeste de PUERTO ESCONDIDO de Garabito de Puntarenas[Map]OVSICORI
Mon, 16 Sep 2013
Mon, 16 Sep 00:26 UTCM 3.0 / 24 km - [info][Map]OVSICORI
Mon, 16 Sep 21:59 UTCM 2.6 / 297 km - [info]52 km al Noroeste de PLAYA GRANDE de Carrillo de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Mon, 16 Sep 22:08 UTCM 3.2 / 151 km - [info][Map]OVSICORI
Tue, 17 Sep 2013
Tue, 17 Sep 20:07 UTCM 3.4 / 11.6 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Wed, 18 Sep 2013
Wed, 18 Sep 18:23 UTCM 4.9 / 15.5 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Thu, 19 Sep 2013
Thu, 19 Sep 14:16 UTCM 2.8 / 10.2 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Thu, 19 Sep 15:39 UTCM 3.0 / 14 km - [info]29 km al Oeste de SALINAS de Santa Cruz de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Sun, 22 Sep 2013
Sun, 22 Sep 14:45 UTCM 3.7 - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Sun, 22 Sep 14:45 UTCM 4.0 / 14.7 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Mon, 23 Sep 2013
Mon, 23 Sep 09:24 UTCM 2.8 / 20 km - [info]7 km al Sureste de PLAYA CUCHILLO de Puntarenas de Puntarenas[Map]OVSICORI
Tue, 24 Sep 2013
Tue, 24 Sep 00:41 UTCM 3.2 / 18 km - [info]12 km al Sureste de SANTA LUCIA de Puntarenas de Puntarenas[Map]OVSICORI
Wed, 25 Sep 2013
Wed, 25 Sep 09:24 UTCM 2.6 / 5 km - [info]40 km al Oeste de ICACAL de Santa Cruz de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Wed, 25 Sep 23:49 UTCM 3.8 / 19 km - [info]27 km al Suroeste de PUNTA PELADA de Nicoya de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Thu, 26 Sep 2013
Thu, 26 Sep 09:43 UTCM 3.2 / 6.7 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Fri, 27 Sep 2013
Fri, 27 Sep 02:54 UTCM 3.5 / 55 km - [info][Map]OVSICORI
Fri, 27 Sep 16:37 UTCM 2.8 / 4 km - [info]51 km al Noroeste de ZAPOTILLAL de Santa Cruz de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Fri, 27 Sep 19:52 UTCM 2.8 / 8 km - [info]9 km al Suroeste de CALETAS de Nandayure de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Sat, 28 Sep 2013
Sat, 28 Sep 01:41 UTCM 2.6 / 3 km - [info][Map]OVSICORI

 

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