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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Costa Rica on Friday, 9 November 2018

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - Costa Rica on Friday, 9 November 2018
Date & time: Fri, 9 Nov 09:20:30 UTC
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.59°N / 83.27°W
Nearest volcano: Baru (84 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 9 Nov
Fri, 9 Nov 09:20 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km COSTA RICA[Map]EMSC
Fri, 9 Nov 09:20 UTCM 5.9 / 29 km9 km al Noreste de Puerto Jimenez, Golfito.[Map]RSN
Fri, 9 Nov 09:20 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km- 13km NW of Golfito, Costa Rica[Map]USGS
Fri, 9 Nov 09:20 UTCM 5.1 / 53.1 kmCosta Rica[Map]GeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Hyatt place pinaries / MMI IV (Light shaking): Well I was asleep and I felt like my bed was actually moving but I thought I was still a little drunk from the Costa Rica wine but it was around 3:20am because I remember getting up going to go to restroom but I can dismiss it until I saw a crack in my room window
Bribripa / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Uvita de Osa / MMI IV (Light shaking): I woke up to feel my bed shaking like crazy. I looked to the shelves and saw all my belongings shaking as well. The quake didn’t last long and nothing was damaged.
Drake Bay, Finca Maresia / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Uvita, CR / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Wife and I awakened from sleep. Observed significant shaking of roof.
(93.6 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Santa Cruz de Turrialba / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(94.2 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Light, consistent shaking for approximately 25 seconds. (via app)
Puerto Viejo / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Laying in bed and it began to shake back and forth for about a minute.
san isidro de general / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Puerto Jimenez, (9.1 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
San Jose (116.1 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Manuel Antonio, Tulemar Resort / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Puriscal (181.3 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Alajuela / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Dominical, Costa Rica / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Carate / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Cartago (157.3 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
El Castillo San Rafael de Heredia / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light shaking in El Castillo San Rafael de Heredia
(193.4 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
San José (176.3 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Awaken during my sleep the building was swaying for about 10sec. (via app)
Tuis, Turrialba, Cartago, Costa Rica / MMI V (Moderate shaking): The shaking woke me up, and I heard the closet doors rattling loudly.
Dominicaleto / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): Awakened in bed.Doors rattling.
San Rafael, Escazú (177.3 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Woke us up with a gentle rocking. We are on the 5th floor of an apartment. Neat experience!
Puerto Jimenez / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Woke us in a panic. Shook whole cabina. After initial shake it felt like we were swaying on water for a couple seconds.
San Isidro / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke us up with the thought that someone was trying to break in through the glass sliding doors...lasted a good 30 secs
Escaleras, Dominical (92.4 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): First thought it was a dream but awake by something that fell. (via app)
Uvita de Osa (84.6 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(84.2 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke us up. A few seconds of gentle shaking. (via app)
Ojochal de Osa (70 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Pavones / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(173 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Manuel antonio (133.3 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(83.4 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Oxygen Jungle Villas, Uvita / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt vibrations,heard creams in the roof of jungle villa. Monkeys were screaming.
Boquete (93.5 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
(75.7 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Shook bed, awakened from sleep. (via app)
Turrialba / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(97.8 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Grecia / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Uvita / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Ojochal, Costa Rica / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Uvita / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Uvita / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Barrio don Bosco san jose / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Moderare skaking
San José centro / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Moderate
San Jose / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Golfito / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Golfito / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke us up, Strong shaking, noisy rumbling, lasted at least 10 seconds, no damage
Manuel Antonio / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(170.8 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Manuel Antonio / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(86.8 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Santa Ana (165 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Animas (14.8 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Cocles (131 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Uvita / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Puerto Viejo (131.5 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): It wakes me up but not my two friends who have a deep sleep apparently haha
Costa Rica dominical woke up felt my bed shaking / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Dominical / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke me up because I felt the bed and house shake and heard the doors creak
Dominical Beach / MMI IV (Light shaking): Was awakened by the shakes long with 6 other individuals who also felt it in the middle of the night.
sierpe / MMI IV (Light shaking): 03h27 awakened by shake
DoubleTree Hotel near airport / MMI IV (Light shaking): It woke me. Bed was shaking like someone was under moving it. Heard a loud noise outdoors.
Uvita / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
San Pedro San José / MMI IV (Light shaking): At first I thought someone was banging on the wall. The closet door was swinging back and forth and rattling with light shaking of my bed
(203.2 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
San José / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Manuel Antonio / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke me up to shaking and things moving around in the room.
(26.1 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was woken up from my sleep and it shook for a good few seconds. My husband woke up about half way through. Afterwards I could hear my neighbors talking and the neighborhood dogs barking. There was an aftershock minutes later but it was very light; I barely felt it but could hear the glass of the window shaking
(141.8 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
(136 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
San Vito, Coto Brus, Costa Rica / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(62.2 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke me up in Caisan. (via app)
Bocas del toro / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
David Chiriqui Panama / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Puertocito / MMI IV (Light shaking)
7km above Ciudad Cortes (50.7 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): In bed asleep. Bed was rocking as if someone was jumping on it. Lasted about 8 seconds then 5 more seconds of gentle rocking.
Cahuita / MMI IV (Light shaking): In bed experienced bed shaking for about 10 seconds, hanging light swaying a little bit.
Uvita / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Limon (170.5 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
San José / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Puerto jimenzes / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woken by room shaking
La Ceniza Perez Zeledon (93.8 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking) (via app)
Chontales del Osa / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(172.9 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Puerto Armuelles, PA (57.6 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(72.7 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): goood little shaker coronado de Osa
(9.6 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(178.3 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Crowne Plaza Hotel (42.2 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Bed was shaking. TV was shaking. Nothing too serious.
Jaco / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Was awakened by a “rocking” sensation
San Vito, Costa Rica / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Cartago / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(71.9 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Zarcero (215.7 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Uvita, Costa Rica / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Ojochal costa rica / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Goicoechea, san José (182.1 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Goicoechea,san José (via app)
Ojochal osa / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
San Isidro del General / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Paso Ancho, Panama (75.7 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Was in bed at the time. Rolling for about 10,seconds. (via app)
(169.4 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Birds were heard flying off trees, seemed long and oscillating. (via app)
(Panama) (102 km NE from epicenter)(no details): I was laying in bed when I felt the tremors which lasted about 45 seconds. (via EMSC)
Puerto Cortes (Costa Rica) (59 km NW from epicenter)(no details): This quake woke my husband and I up from our sleep. (via EMSC)
San José (Costa Rica) (172 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió moderado en San José (via EMSC)
San Rafael (Costa Rica) (177 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Woke me up (via EMSC)
(Costa Rica) (110 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Started low but intensified and lasted several seconds. Furniture moved, ceiling fans were swinging. (via EMSC)
(Costa Rica) (8 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió fuertísimo, 10 segundos como mucho (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 9 Nov 09:30 UTCM 4.0 / 30 km - [info] (80 km)10 km al Noreste de Puerto Jimenez, Golfito.
[Map]
RSN
Fri, 9 Nov 09:41 UTCM 3.4 / 31 km - [info] (81 km)8 km al Este de Puerto Jimenez, Golfito.
[Map]
RSN
Puerto Viejo / MMI III (Weak shaking): Short shaking after a longer period of rumor (only to hear, not to feel)
Fri, 9 Nov 10:11 UTCM 3.3 / 29 km - [info] (83 km)8 km al Norte de Puerto Jimenez, Golfito.
[Map]
RSN
Uvita, Costa Rica (80.5 km NW from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking): The earthquake seem to last about 5-7 seconds. It was more of a shaking than a rolling effect. No damage at our home in Uvita, Costa Rica.
Sun, 11 Nov
Sun, 11 Nov 13:40 UTCM 3.6 / 23 km - [info] (79 km)9 km al Oeste de Golfito, Puntarenas.
[Map]
RSN
Mon, 12 Nov
Mon, 12 Nov 10:47 UTCM 4.6 / 21 km - [info] (86 km)5 km al Norte de Puerto Jimenez, Golfito.
[Map]
RSN
(78 km ENE from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Mon, 12 Nov 16:08 UTCM 3.2 / 36 km - [info] (55 km)11 km al Norte de Pittier, Coto Brus.
[Map]
RSN
Mon, 12 Nov 18:15 UTCM 3.6 / 30 km - [info] (86 km) COSTA RICA
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 13 Nov
Tue, 13 Nov 06:15 UTCM 3.6 / 30 km - [info] (86 km)13 km al Suroeste de Piedras Blancas, Osa.
[Map]
RSN
Tue, 13 Nov 08:21 UTCM 4.1 / 25 km - [info] (85 km)16 km al Oeste de Pavon, Golfito.
[Map]
RSN
(78.5 km NE from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Tue, 13 Nov 11:21 UTCM 2.7 / 34 km - [info] (81 km)12 km al Sur de San Isidro de El General.
[Map]
RSN
Tue, 13 Nov 20:09 UTCM 3.9 / 23 km - [info]16 km al Este de Puerto Armuelles, Panama.[Map]RSN
Wed, 14 Nov
Wed, 14 Nov 13:04 UTCM 3.1 / 24 km - [info]Baru (25 km) - Chiriquí Province, Panamá12 km al Oeste de Volcan, Chiriqui, Panama.
I FELT IT
[Map]
RSN
Primavera de Caizan (3.1 km NE from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Thu, 15 Nov
Thu, 15 Nov 04:54 UTCM 3.3 / 24 km - [info] (80 km)10 km al Oeste de Golfito, Puntarenas.
I FELT IT
[Map]
RSN
Thu, 15 Nov 05:44 UTCM 3.2 / 29 km - [info] (89 km)10 km al Sur de Dominical, Osa.
I FELT IT
[Map]
RSN
Fri, 16 Nov
Fri, 16 Nov 04:56 UTCM 4.0 / 38 km - [info] (49 km)6 km al Oeste de Paso Canoas, Corredores.
I FELT IT
[Map]
RSN
Llano Sanchez set off car alarm / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(43.8 km NE from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Fri, 16 Nov 09:39 UTCM 4.1 / 33 km - [info] (62 km)9 km al Norte de Quepos.
I FELT IT
[Map]
RSN
manuel antonio (12.2 km S from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Sun, 18 Nov
Sun, 18 Nov 21:47 UTCM 3.7 / 31 km - [info] (82 km)9 km al Noreste de Puerto Jimenez, Golfito.
I FELT IT
[Map]
RSN
Mon, 19 Nov
Mon, 19 Nov 18:48 UTCM 4.2 / 9 km - [info] (142 km)24 km al Suroeste de Drake, Osa.
I FELT IT
[Map]
RSN
Tue, 20 Nov
Tue, 20 Nov 00:39 UTCM 3.5 / 40 km - [info] (70 km)7 km al Este de Piedras Blancas, Osa.
I FELT IT
[Map]
RSN
Alto Boquete (81.6 km E from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking): A mild, quick shake (via app)
(61.9 km E from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking): More of a boom sound more than shaking. (via app)
Tue, 20 Nov 11:10 UTCM 2.7 / 25 km - [info] (108 km)34 km al Suroeste de Dominical, Osa.
[Map]
RSN
Tue, 20 Nov 11:42 UTCM 3.4 / 28 km - [info] (82 km)10 km al Norte de Puerto Jimenez, Golfito.
I FELT IT
[Map]
RSN

 

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