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Latest quakes in or near Costa Rica in the past 7 days - list, stats and map

Updated: Oct 6, 2022 00:55 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 7 days:

  • 6 quakes above magnitude 4
  • 35 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 48 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
In the past 7 days, Costa Rica was shaken by 6 quakes of magnitude 4.0 or above, 35 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 48 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 3.4 | North Pacific Ocean, 95 km S of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica -

Strongest quake: Mag. 4.6 | North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near Costa Rica (updated )

Past 24 hours11 quakes | 6 quakes M2+ | 5 quakes M3+
Past 7 days89 quakes | 48 quakes M2+ | 35 quakes M3+ | 6 quakes M4+
Past 30 days295 quakes | 157 quakes M2+ | 117 quakes M3+ | 16 quakes M4+ | 2 quakes M5+
Past 90 days841 quakes | 404 quakes M2+ | 369 quakes M3+ | 52 quakes M4+ | 3 quakes M5+
Past 365 days3,047 quakes | 1,247 quakes M2+ | 1,529 quakes M3+ | 217 quakes M4+ | 15 quakes M5+ | 3 quakes M6+

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Showing most recent quakes and quakes magnitude 2.7 or higher (121 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Wednesday, October 5, 2022 GMT (8 quakes)
Oct 5, 2022 4:26 pm (GMT -6) (Oct 5, 2022 22:26 GMT)
3.4

12 km
North Pacific Ocean, 95 km south of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica
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Oct 5, 2022 4:26 pm (GMT -6) (Oct 5, 2022 22:26 GMT)
3.6

28 km
COSTA RICA
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Oct 5, 2022 12:54 pm (GMT -6) (Oct 5, 2022 18:54 GMT)
3.3

12 km
29 Km Al Suroeste De Dominical, Costa Rica
I FELT IT
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Oct 5, 2022 7:20 am (GMT -6) (Oct 5, 2022 13:20 GMT)
3.4

4 km
Costa Rica: 5 Km Al Suroeste De Puerto Armuelles, Panama.
I FELT IT
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Oct 5, 2022 1:58 am (GMT -6) (Oct 5, 2022 07:58 GMT)
2.8

8 km
Costa Rica: 10 Km Al Este De Matina, Limon.
I FELT IT
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Oct 5, 2022 1:14 am (GMT -6) (Oct 5, 2022 07:14 GMT)
3.2

11 km
Costa Rica: 5 Km Al Norte De Venado, San Carlos.
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Oct 5, 2022 12:45 am (GMT -6) (Oct 5, 2022 06:45 GMT)
2.9

5 km
Costa Rica: 3 Km Al Norte De Aguas Claras, Upala.
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Oct 4, 2022 11:54 pm (GMT -5) (Oct 5, 2022 04:54 GMT)
2.8

24 km
Costa Rica: 5 Km Al Este De Sabalito, Coto Brus. More
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 GMT (13 quakes)
Oct 4, 2022 5:17 pm (GMT -6) (Oct 4, 2022 23:17 GMT)
2.7

20 km
Costa Rica: 23 Km Al Oeste De Bratsi, Talamanca. More
Oct 4, 2022 1:08 pm (GMT -6) (Oct 4, 2022 19:08 GMT)
3.0

13 km
Costa Rica: 13 Km Al Sur De Golfito, Puntarenas.
I FELT IT
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Oct 4, 2022 11:59 am (GMT -6) (Oct 4, 2022 17:59 GMT)
3.0

5 km
Costa Rica: 5 Km Al Norte De Aguas Claras, Upala.
I FELT IT
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Oct 4, 2022 11:54 am (GMT -6) (Oct 4, 2022 17:54 GMT)
3.5

6 km
8 Km Al Sureste De Cuatro Bocas, Costa Rica
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Oct 4, 2022 11:54 am (GMT -6) (Oct 4, 2022 17:54 GMT)
4.4

5 km
Costa Rica: 4 Km Al Norte De Aguas Claras, Upala.
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Oct 4, 2022 8:18 am (GMT -6) (Oct 4, 2022 14:18 GMT)
3.4

5 km
Costa Rica: 2 Km Al Noreste De Aguas Claras, Upala.
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Oct 4, 2022 8:06 am (GMT -6) (Oct 4, 2022 14:06 GMT)
3.0

42 km
Costa Rica: 11 Km Al Oeste De Ciudad Neily, Corredores.
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Oct 4, 2022 7:44 am (GMT -6) (Oct 4, 2022 13:44 GMT)
3.0

4 km
9 Km Al Sureste De Cuatro Bocas, Costa Rica
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Oct 4, 2022 7:44 am (GMT -6) (Oct 4, 2022 13:44 GMT)
3.8

5 km
Costa Rica: 3 Km Al Norte De Aguas Claras, Upala.
I FELT IT
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Oct 4, 2022 7:22 am (GMT -6) (Oct 4, 2022 13:22 GMT)
3.6

31 km
COSTA RICA
I FELT IT
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Oct 4, 2022 6:55 am (GMT -6) (Oct 4, 2022 12:55 GMT)
3.5

6 km
Costa Rica: 2 Km Al Norte De Aguas Claras, Upala.
I FELT IT - 1 report
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Oct 4, 2022 6:22 am (GMT -6) (Oct 4, 2022 12:22 GMT)
2.9

35 km
Costa Rica: 13 Km Al Sur De Copey De Dota. More
Oct 3, 2022 9:27 pm (GMT -6) (Oct 4, 2022 03:27 GMT)
2.9

3 km
Costa Rica: 51 Km Al Suroeste De Dominical, Osa.
I FELT IT
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 3.1 x 1012 joules (865 megawatt hours, equivalent to 744 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

Latest seismic signals

Seismic station: Heredia, Costa Rica (HDC/G network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Heredia, Costa Rica: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) last 60 minutes. Source: IRIS query builder webtool
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Costa Rica Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Costa Rica?

The last earthquake in Costa Rica occurred 2 hours and 29 minutes ago: Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 95 km south of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica, on Wednesday, Oct 5, 2022 at 4:26 pm (GMT -6).

How many quakes were there in Costa Rica past week?

In the past 7 days, Costa Rica had 121 quakes up to magnitude 4.6.

What was the strongest quake in Costa Rica past week?

The strongest earthquake in Costa Rica past week occurred 6 days ago: Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica, on Thursday, Sep 29, 2022 at 9:03 am (GMT -6).

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