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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Costa Rica on Friday, 1 September 2017

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Costa Rica on Friday, 1 September 2017
Date & time: Friday, 1 September 2017 07:42 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 45.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.21°N / 85.49°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Miravalles (70 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8*10^12 J (783 MWh / 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 1 Sep 2017
Fri, 1 Sep 07:42 UTCM 5.3 / 19.1 km- 10km SW of Nicoya, Costa RicaUSGS
Fri, 1 Sep 07:42 UTCM 5.6 / 16 km17 km al Noroeste de Samara, Nicoya.RSN

"I felt it" reports:
Heredia Costa Rica (149.6 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was sleeping and i felt that something just shaked my bed, i also heard windows creak and i felt a little bit dizzy (via app)
La Fortuna / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was based at El Silencio deal campo hotel about 5km from La Fortuna. Windows shook slightly and I heard them shake. It woke me up and lasted between 5 and 8 seconds. Easily recognisable that it was a tremor.
Santa Eulalia 5 to 10 seconds. (124 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Austin, Texas (2576.8 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Los Pargos / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Playa Flamingo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Fue fuerte y se sintió en toda Costa Rica / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Nosara / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Portegolpe, Guanacaste / MMI V (Moderate shaking): A bump and then shaking. Woke us up. More sustained than most.
San Jose, hotel Barcelo / MMI III (Weak shaking): Woke Up, due to vibration. Heard door vibrating and saw hung-up television shake A bit. Coffee mugs rattled. Only lasten A few minutes.
Black Stallion ranch / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Shook kinda strong for a while, woke us up & got me in emergency mode for a few seconds ?
(40.9 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Strong enough to wake up me and my son. Shaking lasted about 4-5 seconds.
Nosara Huacas / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Felt abrupt shaking for about ten seconds. Started looking for safest place in house and opened front door a little and got truck keys
Tamarindo / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Felt rumbling for about 5-10 sec then heavy shaking for 3-5 seconds
Jaco / MMI IV (Light shaking): Bunk beds in hostel room all swayed back and forth- not so much shaking
Samara / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Samara, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica (294 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke us up. Bottle fell in bathroom, animals all freaked out (me too).
Cañas (50 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Me despertó (via app)
Arenal Volcano (94 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): It woke myself, my sister and my husband up out of our sleep..I woke up holding on.
La Mansión de Nicoya (17.8 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Corozalito, Guanacaste / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was awake and screamed and ran when it did not stop immediately. It was a strong shaking not rolling earthquake . My husband and son were awakened.
Samara / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(89.7 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Riu palace, guanacaste / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Samara / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Playa potrero / MMI IV (Light shaking)
San José / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Samara Costa Rica / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Samara / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke me up felt the house and ground shaking others in the locale felt too - animals!
Grecia (131.8 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke me and my wife (via app)
(40.7 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Monteverde / MMI III (Weak shaking): Light shaking woke us up, but the windows didn't rattle and no items were jostled.
Fue fuerte y se sintió en toda Costa Rica (147.2 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)(via app)
Playa Grande (41.5 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Santa Teresa cobano / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Palmares, Alajuela (116.8 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
riu palace sardinal / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I woke froma deep sleep to find the hotel walks shaking hard. It was terrifying. My daughter slept through it. very scary.
Tamarindo (39.7 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)

 

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