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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Costa Rica on Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Costa Rica on Tuesday, 12 March 2019
Date & time: Tuesday, 12 March 2019 09:47 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 52.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.73°N / 85.99°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Orosí (63 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1*10^12 J (278 MWh / 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
Tue, 12 Mar 09:47 UTCM 4.6 / 60 kmOff Coast Of Costa RicaEMSC
Tue, 12 Mar 09:47 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km41km WNW of Sardinal, Costa RicaUSGS
Tue, 12 Mar 09:47 UTCM 5.2 / 4 km52 km al Oeste de Cabo Velas, Guanacaste. (Costa Rica)RSN

"I felt it" reports:
Westin Resort / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Huacas / MMI III (Weak shaking): Woke my husband and I out of sleep
Tamarindo / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was sleeping. Don't know what time of night. My bed was moving and I've noticed an earthquake one other time in New England while sleeping. I woke up and researched. Indeed there was one!
Tamarindo / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Playa Del Coco (36.7 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Tamarindo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Residential Ocatal / MMI IV (Light shaking): Laying in bed. Quick shaking. Didnt last long.
play potrero / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke me. The bed rocked back and forth from north to south. Windows rattled.
Tamarindo, Costa rica / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
RIU palace Liberia / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tamarindo / MMI III (Weak shaking): Woke us up
Tamarindo / MMI III (Weak shaking): Shook my solid wood frame bed and water was moving in bottles.. 1 shake 1 second .. so far
(38.4 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
playa potrero, Costa rica / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste (38.9 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Playa grande / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Playa potrero / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tamarindo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tempate (Costa Rica) (37 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I’m located in Potrero. It was a rolling sensation that last about 40 seconds (via EMSC)

 

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