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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 55 km al Suroeste de Tamarindo, Guanacaste. on Friday, 10 August 2018

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake  - 55 km al Suroeste de Tamarindo, Guanacaste. on Friday, 10 August 2018
Date & time: Fri, 10 Aug 16:25:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 10 de agosto del 2018 10:25 am
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.972°N / 86.172°W
Nearest volcano: Rincón de la Vieja (133 km)
Primary data source: RSN
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 10 Aug
Fri, 10 Aug 16:25 UTCM 4.7 / 25 km OFF COAST OF COSTA RICA[Map]EMSC
Fri, 10 Aug 16:25 UTCM 4.4 / 44.9 km- 24km W of Santa Cruz, Costa Rica[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 10 Aug 20:47 UTCM 4.3 / 7 km - [info] (143 km) OFF COAST OF COSTA RICA
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 10 Aug 21:43 UTCM 4.5 / 29 km - [info] (134 km) OFF COAST OF COSTA RICA
[Map]
EMSC
Sat, 11 Aug
Sat, 11 Aug 20:14 UTCM 3.2 / 18 km - [info] (82 km)13 km al Sureste de Jaco, Garabito.
[Map]
RSN
Sun, 12 Aug
Sun, 12 Aug 11:22 UTCM 3.8 / 21 km - [info] (93 km)19 km al Sur de Jaco, Garabito.
[Map]
RSN
Wed, 15 Aug
Wed, 15 Aug 04:34 UTCM 4.3 / 3 km - [info] (85 km)19 km al Oeste de Parrita, Puntarenas.
[Map]
RSN
Bejuco / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Playa palo seco / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tulemar, Manuel Antonio (344.1 km N from epicenter) / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Read all reports
Wed, 15 Aug 06:15 UTCM 4.5 / 20 km - [info] (55 km) COSTA RICA
[Map]
EMSC
Esterillos Oeste / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Tulemar, Manuel Antonio / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Jaco,Costa rica / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Read all reports
Wed, 15 Aug 18:15 UTCM 4.7 / 22 km - [info] (82 km)14 km al Oeste de Parrita, Puntarenas.
[Map]
RSN
Wed, 15 Aug 18:46 UTCM 4.3 / 15 km - [info] (88 km)20 km al Oeste de Parrita, Puntarenas.
[Map]
RSN
Wed, 15 Aug 19:34 UTCM 4.2 / 3 km - [info] (86 km)19 km al Oeste de Parrita, Puntarenas.
[Map]
RSN
Thu, 16 Aug
Thu, 16 Aug 00:27 UTCM 3.0 / 19 km - [info] (82 km)9 km al Suroeste de Parrita, Puntarenas.
[Map]
RSN
Thu, 16 Aug 03:44 UTCM 2.9 / 5 km - [info] (89 km)8 km al Sur de Zapotal, Nandayure.
[Map]
RSN
Thu, 16 Aug 04:59 UTCM 3.9 / 17 km - [info] (101 km)73 km al Oeste de Conchal, Guanacaste.[Map]RSN
Thu, 16 Aug 23:04 UTCM 3.0 / 25 km - [info] (90 km)16 km al Sur de Paquera, Puntarenas.
[Map]
RSN
Sat, 18 Aug
Sat, 18 Aug 19:08 UTCM 2.7 / 9 km - [info]Barva (26 km) - Costa Rica2 km al Sur de Santa Ana, San Jose.
[Map]
RSN
Sun, 19 Aug
Sun, 19 Aug 08:17 UTCM 3.1 / 3 km - [info] (111 km)32 km al Sur de Jaco, Garabito.
[Map]
RSN
Sun, 19 Aug 22:39 UTCM 3.6 / 90 km - [info]Arenal (6 km) - Costa Rica9 km al Sur de Venado, San Carlos.
[Map]
RSN
Mon, 20 Aug
Mon, 20 Aug 07:59 UTCM 3.3 / 35 km - [info] (163 km)154 km al Oeste de San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua.[Map]RSN
Tue, 21 Aug
Tue, 21 Aug 09:29 UTCM 3.9 / 12 km - [info] (101 km)68 km al Oeste de Conchal, Guanacaste.[Map]RSN
Tue, 21 Aug 09:34 UTCM 4.7 / 18 km - [info] (89 km)19 km al Sur de Quepos.
[Map]
RSN
Tulemar resort (15.7 km NNE from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(15.7 km NNE from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
(48.8 km E from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Read all reports
Thu, 23 Aug
Thu, 23 Aug 05:06 UTCM 2.8 / 34 km - [info] (81 km)17 km al Sureste de Jaco, Garabito.
[Map]
RSN
Mon, 27 Aug
Mon, 27 Aug 17:28 UTCM 2.9 / 3 km - [info]Orosí (22 km) - Costa Rica14 km al Noroeste de Canas Dulces, Liberia.[Map]RSN
Tue, 28 Aug
Tue, 28 Aug 05:04 UTCM 2.7 / 15 km - [info] (55 km)15 km al Sur de Barbacoas, Puriscal.
[Map]
RSN
Tue, 28 Aug 22:54 UTCM 3.5 / 28 km - [info] (102 km)26 km al Sureste de Cobano, Puntarenas.
[Map]
RSN
Wed, 29 Aug
Wed, 29 Aug 14:46 UTCM 3.2 / 10 km - [info]Barva (27 km) - Costa Rica1 km al Sur de Piedades de Santa Ana.
[Map]
RSN
(2 km E from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I thought it was an explosion at the quarry pit on the other side of the foothill (via app)
Wed, 29 Aug 15:51 UTCM 3.8 / 6 km - [info] (42 km)9 km al Este de Filadelfia, Guanacaste.
[Map]
RSN
Santa lucia, Heredia / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Thu, 30 Aug
Thu, 30 Aug 13:34 UTCM 2.9 / 18 km - [info] (100 km)26 km al Sur de Jaco, Garabito.
[Map]
RSN
Fri, 31 Aug
Fri, 31 Aug 16:19 UTCM 2.9 / 6 km - [info]Tenorio (8 km) - Costa Rica2 km al Oeste de Bijagua, Upala.
[Map]
RSN
Sat, 1 Sep
Sat, 1 Sep 08:05 UTCM 2.6 / 20 km - [info] (48 km)12 km al Oeste de San Isidro, Leon Cortes.
[Map]
RSN
Mon, 3 Sep
Mon, 3 Sep 12:53 UTCM 3.0 / 34 km - [info] (79 km)7 km al Sur de Parrita, Puntarenas.[Map]RSN
Tue, 4 Sep
Tue, 4 Sep 01:45 UTCM 3.3 / 16 km - [info] (95 km)21 km al Oeste de Jaco, Garabito.
[Map]
RSN
Tue, 4 Sep 09:11 UTCM 2.6 / 22 km - [info] (90 km)16 km al Sur de Paquera, Puntarenas.
[Map]
RSN
Thu, 6 Sep
Thu, 6 Sep 00:49 UTCM 4.0 / 46 km - [info] (50 km)37 km al Oeste de La Cruz, Guanacaste.
[Map]
RSN
Thu, 6 Sep 01:14 UTCM 2.9 / 9 km - [info] (94 km)25 km al Sur de Paquera, Puntarenas.
[Map]
RSN
Fri, 7 Sep
Fri, 7 Sep 19:03 UTCM 3.1 / 42 km - [info] (48 km)11 km al Sur de Santiago de Puriscal.
[Map]
RSN
Sat, 8 Sep
Sat, 8 Sep 13:30 UTCM 3.1 / 25 km - [info] (81 km)18 km al Oeste de Tarcoles, Garabito.
[Map]
RSN
Sat, 8 Sep 13:55 UTCM 3.7 / 22 km - [info] (85 km)20 km al Oeste de Tarcoles, Garabito.
[Map]
RSN
Sat, 8 Sep 21:44 UTCM 3.4 / 59 km - [info] (35 km)23 km al Oeste de Canas Dulces, Liberia.
[Map]
RSN
Mon, 10 Sep
Mon, 10 Sep 10:32 UTCM 2.8 / 25 km - [info] (88 km)14 km al Sur de Paquera, Puntarenas.
[Map]
RSN
Mon, 10 Sep 11:13 UTCM 2.9 / 31 km - [info] (70 km)12 km al Noroeste de Parrita, Puntarenas.
[Map]
RSN
Mon, 10 Sep 14:01 UTCM 3.4 / 21 km - [info] (81 km)9 km al Sureste de Jaco, Garabito.
[Map]
RSN
Wed, 12 Sep
Wed, 12 Sep 04:58 UTCM 3.3 / 3 km - [info] (92 km)19 km al Suroeste de Parrita, Puntarenas.
[Map]
RSN
Wed, 12 Sep 05:17 UTCM 3.5 / 24 km - [info] (134 km)60 km al Sur de Jaco, Garabito.
[Map]
RSN
Wed, 12 Sep 06:47 UTCM 4.4 / 21 km - [info] (118 km)86 km al Oeste de San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua.
[Map]
RSN
(106 km ESE from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Wed, 12 Sep 18:21 UTCM 3.2 / 46 km - [info] (57 km)12 km al Noreste de Tarcoles, Garabito.
[Map]
RSN
Fri, 14 Sep
Fri, 14 Sep 20:42 UTCM 4.1 / 3 km - [info] (159 km)105 km al Oeste de Cabo Velas, Guanacaste.[Map]RSN
Mon, 17 Sep
Mon, 17 Sep 08:05 UTCM 2.8 / 10 km - [info] (70 km)16 km al Este de Jaco, Garabito.
[Map]
RSN
Mon, 17 Sep 10:40 UTCM 3.7 / 15 km - [info] (156 km)95 km al Oeste de Tamarindo, Guanacaste.
[Map]
RSN
Tue, 18 Sep
Tue, 18 Sep 10:30 UTCM 3.7 / 145 km - [info]Miravalles (14 km) - Costa Rica6 km al Norte de Aguas Claras, Upala.
[Map]
RSN
Tue, 18 Sep 20:38 UTCM 3.6 / 84 km - [info]Poas (7 km)6 km al Oeste de Varablanca, Heredia.
[Map]
RSN
Wed, 19 Sep
Wed, 19 Sep 03:59 UTCM 3.3 / 15 km - [info]Poas (1 km)8 km al Este de Toro Amarillo, Valv. Vega.
[Map]
RSN

 

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