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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 9 km al Norte de Ujarras, Buenos Aires. (Costa Rica) on Friday, 3 May 2019

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 9 km al Norte de Ujarras, Buenos Aires. (Costa Rica) on Friday, 3 May 2019
Date & time: Friday, 3 May 2019 21:30 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 03 de mayo del 2019 3:30 pm
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.329°N / 83.269°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Turrialba (95 km)
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 3 May 2019
Fri, 3 May 21:30 UTCM 4.8 / 8 kmCosta RicaEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
San Isidro Del General,Costa Rica / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
North of Uvita - Nature’s edge cabins / MMI IV (Light shaking): My girlfriend and I felt the terrace of our cabin moving while we were on it. Duration about 3 seconds.

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