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Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 19 km al Oeste de Parrita, Puntarenas. on Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake  - 19 km al Oeste de Parrita, Puntarenas. on Wednesday, 15 August 2018
Date & time: Wednesday, 15 August 2018 04:34 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 14 de agosto del 2018 10:34 pm
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.48°N / 84.494°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Poas (85 km)
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 1.8*10^11 J (49.4 MWh / 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
Wed, 15 Aug 04:34 UTCM 4.3 / 3 km COSTA RICAEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Bejuco / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Playa palo seco / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tulemar, Manuel Antonio (344.1 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Playa Hermosa (16.8 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(5.9 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Costa esterillos, tries kilpmeyros / MMI IV (Light shaking): I do not live in a place with common earthquakes, however, this was fairly obvious. It shook the entire house like a weak metal box frame, but only enough to notice for the ones awake.
Quepos (38 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Jaco, CR / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Herradura / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Sitting in bed praying and bed started shaking for a good 5 seconds!
Quepos Costa Rica (30.9 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
(18.3 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Esterillos Oeste CR / MMI IV (Light shaking)


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