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Latest quakes in or near Costa Rica in the past 24 hours on Thursday, October 6, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated: Oct 6, 2022 00:59 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 5 quakes above magnitude 3
  • 6 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
In the past 24 hours, Costa Rica had 5 quakes of magnitude 3.0 or above and 6 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.

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

Strongest quake today: Mag. 3.6 | North Pacific Ocean, 48 km SW of San Isidro, 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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Wednesday, October 5, 2022 GMT (11 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
North Pacific Ocean, 48 km southwest of San Isidro, Costa Rica
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Oct 5, 2022 12:54 pm (GMT -6) (Oct 5, 2022 18:54 GMT)
3.3

12 km
North Pacific Ocean, 95 km south of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica
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Oct 5, 2022 12:02 pm (GMT -6) (Oct 5, 2022 18:02 GMT)
2.2

14 km
24 km south of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica More
Oct 5, 2022 7:20 am (GMT -6) (Oct 5, 2022 13:20 GMT)
3.4

4 km
10.7 km west of Puerto Armuelles, Baru District, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama
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Oct 5, 2022 3:30 am (GMT -6) (Oct 5, 2022 09:30 GMT)
2.6

3 km
5.8 km east of Turrialba, Provincia de Cartago, Costa Rica
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Oct 5, 2022 1:58 am (GMT -6) (Oct 5, 2022 07:58 GMT)
2.8

8 km
20 km northwest of Ciudad de Limon, Costa Rica
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Oct 5, 2022 1:15 am (GMT -6) (Oct 5, 2022 07:15 GMT)
2.5

78 km
Provincia de Alajuela, 20 km northwest of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica More
Oct 5, 2022 1:14 am (GMT -6) (Oct 5, 2022 07:14 GMT)
3.2

11 km
45 km northwest of Ciudad Quesada, San Carlos, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica
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Oct 5, 2022 12:45 am (GMT -6) (Oct 5, 2022 06:45 GMT)
2.9

5 km
12 km south of San Jose, Upala, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica
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Oct 4, 2022 11:54 pm (GMT -5) (Oct 5, 2022 04:54 GMT)
2.8

24 km
Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, 11 km east of San Vito, Costa Rica More
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 4.6 x 1010 joules (12.7 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.9 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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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)
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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 32 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 today?

In the past 24 hours, Costa Rica had 11 quakes up to magnitude 3.6.

What was the strongest quake in Costa Rica today?

The strongest earthquake in Costa Rica today occurred 2 hours and 33 minutes ago: Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 48 km southwest of San Isidro, Costa Rica, on Wednesday, Oct 5, 2022 at 4:26 pm (GMT -6).

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