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Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - 36 km al Oeste de Conchal, Guanacaste. on Monday, 22 October 2018

Light mag. 4.9 earthquake  - 36 km al Oeste de Conchal, Guanacaste. on Monday, 22 October 2018
Date & time: Mon, 22 Oct 14:12:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 22 de octubre del 2018 8:12 am
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.541°N / 86.094°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Orosí (84 km)
Primary data source: RSN
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 22 Oct 2018
Mon, 22 Oct 14:12 UTCM 4.9 / 17 km OFF COAST OF COSTA RICA[Map]EMSC
Mon, 22 Oct 14:12 UTCM 4.6 / 35 km- 54km W of Sardinal, Costa Rica[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
(466.2 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
(466.2 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(37.4 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 24 Oct 2018
Wed, 24 Oct 01:20 UTCM 3.8 / 77 km - [info]6 km al Norte de Sarchi Norte, Valv. Vega.[Map]RSN
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
Thu, 25 Oct 02:57 UTCM 3.1 / 10 km - [info]1 km al Este de Piedades de Santa Ana.[Map]RSN
Thu, 25 Oct 23:20 UTCM 2.7 / 9 km - [info]1 km al Suroeste de Santa Ana, San Jose.[Map]RSN
Fri, 26 Oct 2018
Fri, 26 Oct 20:28 UTCM 2.9 / 9 km - [info]0 km al Suroeste de Santa Ana, San Jose.[Map]RSN
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Mon, 29 Oct 14:02 UTCM 4.0 / 3 km - [info]106 km al Oeste de Cabo Velas, Guanacaste.[Map]RSN
Mon, 29 Oct 21:35 UTCM 2.8 / 9 km - [info]2 km al Oeste de Piedades de Santa Ana.[Map]RSN
Tue, 30 Oct 2018
Tue, 30 Oct 05:49 UTCM 2.9 / 40 km - [info]15 km al Suroeste de San Isidro, Leon Cortes.[Map]RSN
Tue, 30 Oct 21:09 UTCM 3.2 / 10 km - [info]2 km al Oeste de Piedades de Santa Ana.[Map]RSN
Wed, 31 Oct 2018
Wed, 31 Oct 18:24 UTCM 3.4 / 3 km - [info]8 km al Noroeste de Varablanca, Heredia.[Map]RSN
Thu, 1 Nov 2018
Thu, 1 Nov 12:52 UTCM 4.6 / 3 km - [info]90 km al Oeste de San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua.[Map]RSN
Fri, 2 Nov 2018
Fri, 2 Nov 09:40 UTCM 4.5 / 15 km - [info]61 km al Oeste de Tamarindo, Guanacaste.[Map]RSN
Fri, 2 Nov 13:07 UTCM 4.3 / 13 km - [info] COSTA RICA[Map]EMSC
Sat, 3 Nov 2018
Sat, 3 Nov 08:49 UTCM 3.0 / 47 km - [info]4 km al Oeste de Orotina, Alajuela.[Map]RSN
Sun, 4 Nov 2018
Sun, 4 Nov 09:10 UTCM 2.9 / 20 km - [info]15 km al Este de Cobano, Puntarenas.[Map]RSN
Sun, 4 Nov 19:33 UTCM 3.2 / 23 km - [info]17 km al Oeste de Tarcoles, Garabito.[Map]RSN
Mon, 5 Nov 2018
Mon, 5 Nov 18:58 UTCM 3.2 / 6 km - [info]6 km al Noroeste de San Mateo, Alajuela.[Map]RSN
Tue, 6 Nov 2018
Tue, 6 Nov 10:03 UTCM 2.7 / 25 km - [info]17 km al Sureste de Paquera, Puntarenas.[Map]RSN
Tue, 6 Nov 20:27 UTCM 3.3 / 21 km - [info]22 km al Noroeste de Samara, Nicoya.[Map]RSN
Wed, 7 Nov 2018
Wed, 7 Nov 16:08 UTCM 3.7 / 16 km - [info]60 km al Oeste de Tamarindo, Guanacaste.[Map]RSN
Thu, 8 Nov 2018
Thu, 8 Nov 09:03 UTCM 2.8 / 10 km - [info]6 km al Oeste de Venado, San Carlos.[Map]RSN
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
Sat, 10 Nov 05:20 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km - [info]- 70km WSW of Masachapa, Nicaragua[Map]USGS
Sun, 11 Nov 2018
Sun, 11 Nov 02:55 UTCM 3.4 / 100 km - [info]4 km al Oeste de La Virgen, Sarapiqui.[Map]RSN
Mon, 12 Nov 2018
Mon, 12 Nov 23:17 UTCM 3.2 / 46 km - [info]10 km al Suroeste de San Ignacio, Acosta.[Map]RSN
Wed, 14 Nov 2018
Wed, 14 Nov 17:38 UTCM 3.2 / 18 km - [info]53 km al Oeste de Cabo Velas, Guanacaste.[Map]RSN
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 (6 earthquakes)
Thu, 15 Nov 03:46 UTCM 4.5 / 31 km - [info] OFF COAST OF COSTA RICA[Map]EMSC
Thu, 15 Nov 03:52 UTCM 3.8 / 29 km - [info]34 km al Oeste de Cabo Velas, Guanacaste.[Map]RSN
Thu, 15 Nov 03:58 UTCM 4.4 / 17 km - [info] COSTA RICA[Map]EMSC
Thu, 15 Nov 07:50 UTCM 4.6 / 32.8 km - [info]- 46km W of Sardinal, Costa Rica[Map]USGS
Thu, 15 Nov 07:55 UTCM 3.8 / 12 km - [info]68 km al Oeste de Cabo Velas, Guanacaste.[Map]RSN
Thu, 15 Nov 08:43 UTCM 3.7 / 15 km - [info]58 km al Oeste de Cabo Velas, Guanacaste.[Map]RSN
Mon, 19 Nov 2018
Mon, 19 Nov 11:29 UTCM 3.0 / 5 km - [info]7 km al Norte de San Pedro, Poas.[Map]RSN
Mon, 19 Nov 17:52 UTCM 3.8 / 15 km - [info] OFF COAST OF COSTA RICA[Map]EMSC
Tue, 20 Nov 2018
Tue, 20 Nov 05:47 UTCM 2.8 / 98 km - [info]6 km al Suroeste de Venado, San Carlos.[Map]RSN
Wed, 21 Nov 2018 (8 earthquakes)
Wed, 21 Nov 07:40 UTCM 4.9 / 58 km - [info]Off Coast of Costa Rica[Map]GFZ
Wed, 21 Nov 07:50 UTCM 4.5 / 3 km - [info]38 km al Oeste de Cabo Velas, Guanacaste.[Map]RSN
Wed, 21 Nov 07:56 UTCM 2.7 / 20 km - [info]14 km al Sur de Paquera, Puntarenas.[Map]RSN
Wed, 21 Nov 08:24 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info]- off the coast of Costa Rica[Map]USGS
Wed, 21 Nov 08:46 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info]- off the coast of Costa Rica[Map]USGS
Wed, 21 Nov 12:27 UTCM 3.2 / 77 km - [info]75 km al Oeste de Cabo Velas, Guanacaste.[Map]RSN
Wed, 21 Nov 12:35 UTCM 3.7 / 10 km - [info]67 km al Oeste de Cabo Velas, Guanacaste.[Map]RSN
Wed, 21 Nov 14:48 UTCM 3.8 / 3 km - [info]126 km al Oeste de San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua.[Map]RSN
Thu, 22 Nov 2018
Thu, 22 Nov 01:14 UTCM 2.8 / 9 km - [info]3 km al Oeste de San Antonio, Escazu.[Map]RSN
Thu, 22 Nov 02:50 UTCM 2.7 / 8 km - [info]4 km al Sur de Santa Ana, San Jose.[Map]RSN
Thu, 22 Nov 03:29 UTCM 2.7 / 10 km - [info]3 km al Sur de Santa Ana, San Jose.[Map]RSN
Thu, 22 Nov 15:11 UTCM 2.6 / 28 km - [info]20 km al Oeste de Jaco, Garabito.[Map]RSN
Thu, 22 Nov 20:49 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info]NEAR COAST OF NICARAGUA[Map]EMSC
Fri, 23 Nov 2018
Fri, 23 Nov 14:32 UTCM 3.3 / 20 km - [info]15 km al Sur de Paquera, Puntarenas.[Map]RSN
Fri, 23 Nov 20:40 UTCM 2.8 / 9 km - [info]3 km al Oeste de Escazu, San Jose.[Map]RSN
Fri, 23 Nov 21:40 UTCM 2.8 / 11 km - [info]3 km al Sur de Santa Ana, San Jose.[Map]RSN
Sat, 24 Nov 2018
Sat, 24 Nov 22:08 UTCM 3.3 / 13 km - [info]9 km al Este de Cobano, Puntarenas.[Map]RSN

 

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