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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Costa Rica on Wednesday, 29 August 2018

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 6.1 quake: Costa Rica on Fri, 17 Aug 23h22, which had occurred 12 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - Costa Rica on Wednesday, 29 August 2018
Date & time: Wednesday, 29 August 2018 21:33 UTC
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.7°N / 83.15°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Baru (68 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5.6*10^12 J (1.56 GWh / 1344 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 29 Aug 2018
Wed, 29 Aug 21:33 UTCM 5.1 / 48.6 kmCosta RicaGeoAu
Wed, 29 Aug 21:33 UTCM 5.7 / 17 km7 km al Sur de Golfito, Puntarenas.RSN
Wed, 29 Aug 21:33 UTCM 5.4 / 20.3 km- 8km NE of Golfito, Costa RicaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Belen / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tres Rios (38.4 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(46.2 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
(170.5 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): I felt it, lindora santa ana (via app)
San José / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light shaking and rocking similar to passing traffic
(211.1 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Near Alajuela san ramom (via app)
(170.3 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(188.3 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt(via app)
Changuinola (111.5 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(187.2 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(105.7 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Boquete / MMI IV (Light shaking): It wasnt strong, no damages in this area.
(24.6 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): War im Pool aus Beton. Der ganze Pool rutschte kurz hin und her.
San Salvador de Baru / MMI III (Weak shaking): Some gentle swaying and our internet signal went out.
(401 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Se sintio suave (via app)
Paso Ancho, Panama (59.8 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Isla cristobal panama / MMI III (Weak shaking)
San Ramon Costa Rica / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Volcán Chiriquí / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
San Isidro,Heredia / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sitting on the couch. Light rolling motion about 10 seconds.
San jose / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cuervito de Pavones / MMI IV (Light shaking)
David (86.6 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(74.4 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
los angeles de hewredia (181.1 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Grecia about 3:35pm / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Just a slow sway back and forth one time.
Palmares Costa Rica / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sitting next to a swimming pool, I felt it clearly, but not very strongly. Observed water in the pool begin to ‘roll’ but not significantly enough to video well. Definitely weaker than the 6.1 Golfito quake that was felt here a week ago.
(97.5 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Alajuela (185.8 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Leve pero largo (via app)
Aeropuerto juan santamaria (1035.8 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Belen / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Ojochal (77.9 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(19.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)(via app)
(114 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
(82.3 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
(200.9 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Felt a lite shake in San Francisco, San Isidro de Grecia
Puerto Armuelles (57.3 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Largas ondulaciones leves por 30 seg. No sé vió caída de objetos. (via app)
San Jose / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Santo domingo de Heredia (175.9 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Escazú, Costa Rica / MMI IV (Light shaking): Steady shake back and forth for about 3 seconds.
(56.9 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Changuinola (107.6 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): No es usual estos movimientos en en la región. (via app)
Escazú (175.2 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Volcan, panama / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Rolled twice about 10 seconds and then 15 seconds,while at our store in downtown volcan.
Guadalupe, San José (170 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(82.6 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
(174.7 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Very week (via app)
(78.6 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(280 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(178.5 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)

 

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