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Latest quakes in or near Costa Rica in the past 24 hours on Monday, November 28, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated: Nov 28, 2022 16:28 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 5 quakes above magnitude 3
  • 8 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
In the past 24 hours, Costa Rica had 5 quakes of magnitude 3.0 or above and 8 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.

Latest quake: Mag. 2.6 | Provincia de Alajuela, 20 km SE of Esparza, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 3.6 | North Pacific Ocean, 80 km SW of San Isidro, Costa Rica -

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

Past 24 hours13 quakes8 quakes M2+5 quakes M3+
Past 7 days90 quakes54 quakes M2+30 quakes M3+4 quakes M4+1 quake M5+
Past 30 days398 quakes196 quakes M2+163 quakes M3+30 quakes M4+1 quake M5+
Past 90 days1,191 quakes552 quakes M2+521 quakes M3+95 quakes M4+4 quakes M5+1 quake M6+
Past 365 days3,480 quakes1,467 quakes M2+1,692 quakes M3+262 quakes M4+8 quakes M5+3 quakes M6+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (13 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Monday, November 28, 2022 GMT (10 quakes)
Nov 28, 2022 7:37 am (GMT -6) (Nov 28, 2022 13:37 GMT)
2.6

10 km
Provincia de Alajuela, 20 km southeast of Esparza, Costa Rica More
Nov 28, 2022 5:11 am (GMT -6) (Nov 28, 2022 11:11 GMT)
2.8

79 km
Provincia de Cartago, 25 km southeast of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica More
Nov 28, 2022 3:57 am (GMT -6) (Nov 28, 2022 09:57 GMT)
2.1

175 km
10.4 km northwest of Nicaragua, Departamento de Rivas, Nicaragua More
Nov 28, 2022 3:57 am (GMT -6) (Nov 28, 2022 09:57 GMT)
3.2

182 km
1.3 km southwest of Nicaragua, Departamento de Rivas, Nicaragua
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Nov 28, 2022 2:28 am (GMT -6) (Nov 28, 2022 08:28 GMT)
2.6

18 km
North Pacific Ocean, 35 km south of Puntarenas, Costa Rica More
Nov 28, 2022 1:50 am (GMT -6) (Nov 28, 2022 07:50 GMT)
3.6

3 km
North Pacific Ocean, 80 km southwest of San Isidro, Costa Rica
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Nov 27, 2022 11:58 pm (GMT -6) (Nov 28, 2022 05:58 GMT)
2.5

30 km
North Pacific Ocean, 76 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua More
Nov 27, 2022 10:24 pm (GMT -6) (Nov 28, 2022 04:24 GMT)
2.6

200 km
Departamento de Rio San Juan, 17 km north of San Jose, Costa Rica More
Nov 27, 2022 6:58 pm (GMT -6) (Nov 28, 2022 00:58 GMT)
2.2

19 km
6.7 km southwest of San Jose, Upala, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica More
Nov 27, 2022 6:58 pm (GMT -6) (Nov 28, 2022 00:58 GMT)
3.1

6 km
8.5 km southwest of San Jose, Upala, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica
I FELT IT
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Sunday, November 27, 2022 GMT (3 quakes)
Nov 27, 2022 2:11 pm (GMT -5) (Nov 27, 2022 19:11 GMT)
3.0

9 km
North Pacific Ocean, 33 km southwest of Concepcion, Panama
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Nov 27, 2022 11:56 am (GMT -6) (Nov 27, 2022 17:56 GMT)
2.5

6 km
15 km north of San Isidro, Pérez Zeledon, Provincia de San José, Costa Rica More
Nov 27, 2022 12:28 pm (GMT -5) (Nov 27, 2022 17:28 GMT)
3.2

20 km
6.2 km northeast of Puerto Armuelles, Panama
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.9 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.66 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)
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 52 minutes ago: Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Provincia de Alajuela, 20 km southeast of Esparza, Costa Rica, on Monday, Nov 28, 2022 at 7:37 am (GMT -6).

How many quakes were there in Costa Rica today?

In the past 24 hours, Costa Rica had 13 quakes up to magnitude 3.6.

What was the strongest quake in Costa Rica today?

The strongest earthquake in Costa Rica today occurred 9 hours ago: Moderate mag. 3.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 80 km southwest of San Isidro, Costa Rica, on Monday, Nov 28, 2022 at 1:50 am (GMT -6).

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