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Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 64 km al Oeste de Cabo Velas, Guanacaste. on Monday, 3 December 2018

Light mag. 4.1 earthquake  - 64 km al Oeste de Cabo Velas, Guanacaste. on Monday, 3 December 2018
Date & time: Mon, 3 Dec 13:01:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 03 de diciembre del 2018 7:01 am
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 31.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.34°N / 86.399°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Orosí (124 km)
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 8.9*10^10 J (24.8 MWh / 21.3 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 4 Dec 2018
Tue, 4 Dec 03:13 UTCM 2.8 / 7 km - [info]35 km al Noroeste de Conchal, Guanacaste.[Map]RSN
Tue, 4 Dec 13:58 UTCM 4.6 / 3 km - [info]95 km al Oeste de Conchal, Guanacaste.[Map]RSN
Tue, 4 Dec 23:24 UTCM 4.2 / 28 km - [info]38 km al Oeste de Cabo Velas, Guanacaste.[Map]RSN
Wed, 5 Dec 2018
Wed, 5 Dec 06:43 UTCM 3.0 / 29 km - [info]14 km al Oeste de Jaco, Garabito.[Map]RSN
Thu, 6 Dec 2018
Thu, 6 Dec 05:23 UTCM 4.0 / 17 km - [info]51 km al Oeste de Samara, Nicoya.[Map]RSN
Thu, 6 Dec 11:12 UTCM 3.4 / 19 km - [info]57 km al Noroeste de Conchal, Guanacaste.[Map]RSN
Thu, 6 Dec 12:31 UTCM 3.4 / 13 km - [info]68 km al Oeste de Tamarindo, Guanacaste.[Map]RSN
Fri, 7 Dec 2018
Fri, 7 Dec 23:53 UTCM 3.3 / 27 km - [info]4 km al Oeste de Jaco, Garabito.[Map]RSN
Sun, 9 Dec 2018
Sun, 9 Dec 17:48 UTCM 3.2 / 98 km - [info]7 km al Norte de Tigra, San Carlos.[Map]RSN
Tue, 11 Dec 2018
Tue, 11 Dec 10:09 UTCM 3.5 / 4 km - [info]9 km al Oeste de Cabo Velas, Guanacaste.[Map]RSN
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
Fri, 14 Dec 17:49 UTCM 2.6 / 4 km - [info]4 km al Sur de Bagaces, Guanacaste.[Map]RSN
Mon, 17 Dec 2018
Mon, 17 Dec 19:33 UTCM 4.8 / 59 km - [info]Near Coast of Nicaragua[Map]GFZ
Tue, 18 Dec 2018
Tue, 18 Dec 09:52 UTCM 2.7 / 137 km - [info]6 km al Norte de Bijagua, Upala.[Map]RSN
Tue, 18 Dec 18:27 UTCM 3.8 / 101 km - [info]6 km al Oeste de Cote, Guatuso.[Map]RSN
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
Wed, 19 Dec 05:45 UTCM 2.7 / 9 km - [info]7 km al Este de Jaco, Garabito.[Map]RSN
Wed, 19 Dec 10:36 UTCM 3.7 / 16 km - [info]41 km al Oeste de Conchal, Guanacaste.[Map]RSN
Wed, 19 Dec 13:25 UTCM 2.7 / 60 km - [info]3 km al Este de Canas, Guanacaste.[Map]RSN
Fri, 21 Dec 2018
Fri, 21 Dec 06:10 UTCM 2.9 / 3 km - [info]8 km al Noreste de Lepanto, Puntarenas.[Map]RSN
Fri, 21 Dec 08:38 UTCM 3.7 / 15 km - [info]27 km al Sur de Jaco, Garabito.[Map]RSN
Fri, 21 Dec 11:07 UTCM 3.7 / 6 km - [info]28 km al Suroeste de Tamarindo, Guanacaste.[Map]RSN
Sat, 22 Dec 2018
Sat, 22 Dec 05:17 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info]- 81km SSW of Masachapa, Nicaragua[Map]USGS
Sat, 22 Dec 07:07 UTCM 3.8 / 20 km - [info]5 km al Sur de Tamarindo, Guanacaste.[Map]RSN
Sat, 22 Dec 07:25 UTCM 3.3 / 16 km - [info]17 km al Oeste de Jaco, Garabito.[Map]RSN
Sat, 22 Dec 08:39 UTCM 3.0 / 8 km - [info]8 km al Norte de Fortuna, San Carlos.[Map]RSN
Wed, 26 Dec 2018
Wed, 26 Dec 21:05 UTCM 3.5 / 84 km - [info]6 km al Suroeste de Ciudad Quesada.[Map]RSN
Thu, 27 Dec 2018
Thu, 27 Dec 08:22 UTCM 3.4 / 50 km - [info]3 km al Este de Bagaces, Guanacaste.[Map]RSN
Fri, 28 Dec 2018
Fri, 28 Dec 02:52 UTCM 3.7 / 34 km - [info]9 km al Oeste de Arancibia, Puntarenas.[Map]RSN
Sat, 29 Dec 2018
Sat, 29 Dec 02:35 UTCM 3.1 / 3 km - [info]26 km al Oeste de Parrita, Puntarenas.[Map]RSN
Mon, 31 Dec 2018
Mon, 31 Dec 03:57 UTCM 3.0 / 24 km - [info]16 km al Oeste de Tarcoles, Garabito.[Map]RSN
Tue, 1 Jan 2019
Tue, 1 Jan 00:00 UTCM 3.3 / 100 km - [info] COSTA RICA[Map]EMSC
Sat, 5 Jan 2019
Sat, 5 Jan 17:52 UTCM 3.3 / 26 km - [info]15 km al Sur de Jaco, Garabito.[Map]RSN
Mon, 7 Jan 2019
Mon, 7 Jan 09:58 UTCM 3.3 / 25 km - [info]27 km al Oeste de Jaco, Garabito.[Map]RSN
Mon, 7 Jan 12:05 UTCM 3.2 / 31 km - [info]8 km al Este de Lepanto, Puntarenas.[Map]RSN
Wed, 9 Jan 2019
Wed, 9 Jan 02:54 UTCM 3.5 / 19 km - [info]15 km al Oeste de Tarcoles, Garabito.[Map]RSN
Thu, 10 Jan 2019
Thu, 10 Jan 01:48 UTCM 3.2 / 44 km - [info]20 km al Norte de Quebrada Honda, Nicoya.[Map]RSN
Thu, 10 Jan 07:44 UTCM 4.1 / 54 km - [info]13 km al Oeste de Arancibia, Puntarenas.[Map]RSN
Sun, 13 Jan 2019
Sun, 13 Jan 19:13 UTCM 3.3 / 28 km - [info]17 km al Sur de Jaco, Garabito.[Map]RSN
Wed, 16 Jan 2019
Wed, 16 Jan 03:54 UTCM 3.8 / 26 km - [info]21 km al Sur de Jaco, Garabito.[Map]RSN
Mon, 21 Jan 2019
Mon, 21 Jan 15:40 UTCM 4.1 / 56 km - [info]20 km al Suroeste de San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua.[Map]RSN
Mon, 21 Jan 21:03 UTCM 3.4 / 3 km - [info]2 km al Este de Bijagua, Upala.[Map]RSN
Tue, 22 Jan 2019
Tue, 22 Jan 05:55 UTCM 3.3 / 107 km - [info]5 km al Oeste de Venado, San Carlos.[Map]RSN
Wed, 23 Jan 2019
Wed, 23 Jan 21:13 UTCM 3.4 / 23 km - [info]24 km al Oeste de Jaco, Garabito.[Map]RSN
Fri, 25 Jan 2019
Fri, 25 Jan 04:17 UTCM 3.8 / 21 km - [info]66 km al Suroeste de Samara, Nicoya.[Map]RSN
Mon, 28 Jan 2019
Mon, 28 Jan 12:18 UTCM 3.7 / 15 km - [info]83 km al Suroeste de Tamarindo, Guanacaste.[Map]RSN
Wed, 30 Jan 2019
Wed, 30 Jan 00:53 UTCM 3.0 / 18 km - [info]7 km al Sureste de Jaco, Garabito.[Map]RSN
Sat, 2 Feb 2019
Sat, 2 Feb 04:13 UTCM 4.0 / 113 km - [info]7 km al Sureste de La Cruz, Guanacaste.[Map]RSN
Mon, 4 Feb 2019
Mon, 4 Feb 12:45 UTCM 3.6 / 22 km - [info]26 km al Suroeste de Parrita, Puntarenas.[Map]RSN
Tue, 5 Feb 2019
Tue, 5 Feb 14:18 UTCM 3.8 / 10 km - [info]55 km al Oeste de Cabo Velas, Guanacaste.[Map]RSN
Tue, 5 Feb 22:58 UTCM 3.2 / 15 km - [info] COSTA RICA[Map]EMSC
Sat, 9 Feb 2019
Sat, 9 Feb 04:12 UTCM 3.1 / 23 km - [info]22 km al Sur de Jaco, Garabito.[Map]RSN

 

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