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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 15 Km Al Norte De Parrita, Puntarenas. (Costa Rica) on Monday, 13 May 2019

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 15 Km Al Norte De Parrita, Puntarenas. (Costa Rica) on Monday, 13 May 2019
13 May 01:10 UTC: First to report: RSN after 10 minutes.
Date & time: Monday, 13 May 2019 01:01 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 12 de mayo del 2019 7:01 pm
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 38.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.65°N / 84.334°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Barva (60 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (10 mi) SW of Tejar (pop: 22,400)
21 km (13 mi) SW of San Rafael Abajo (pop: 27,400)
22 km (14 mi) S of Santiago (pop: 8,300)
42 km (26 mi) SW of San José (pop: 335,000)
44 km (27 mi) SW of San Francisco (pop: 55,900)
147 km (91 mi) SW of Limón (pop: 63,100)
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 the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 13 May 01:01 UTCM 4.8 / 38 km15 km al Norte de Parrita, Puntarenas. (Costa Rica)RSN
Mon, 13 May 01:01 UTCM 4.5 / 45 km New ZealandEMSC
Mon, 13 May 01:01 UTCM 4.5 / 29.8 km11km NW of Parrita, New ZealandUSGS

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Hermosa Beach (28.6 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
57.8 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
quepos / Light shaking (MMI IV) : quepos, short duration but with a punch, our dog jumped out of bed to see what was up.
36.8 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
San Carlos / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Very Mild shaking
El Castillo Costa Rica / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
14.1 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Moderate shaking for about 10-15 seconds.
Heredia centro (45.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Primero uno y despues otro...de 10 segundos duración en total. (reported through our app)
Grecia (46.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Light shaking few seconds (reported through our app)
Esterillos Oeste (22.5 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Slow roller (reported through our app)
35.8 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt a couple wave like movements. Lasted about 15 seconds.
San Ramon / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light shaking inside the house. Hanging lights swung a little bit.
jaco / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Manuel Antonio (37.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Strong jolt felt in restaurant, very brief, lights swayed for a short while afterwards
Manoel Antonio (34.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I felt an earthquake for about 3-4 seconds
Manuel Antonio (34.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : We were very frightened and ran outside of our hotel barefoot....the shaking lasted about 5 seconds
San Isidro de Grecia (53.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : House shook hard once & then shook slightly one more time. (reported through our app)
Puriscal Costa Rica (20.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : We felt one strong jolt followed by lighter shaking. We are in Puriscal, Costa Rica.
Jaco CR (1.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cachi / Light shaking (MMI IV)
53.7 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Monteverde / Light shaking (MMI IV)
45.7 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Hermosa Beach (28.6 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Carmen, Escazu (34.1 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
29.5 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Rumble then 4-5 seconds light shaking. No damage. (reported through our app)
Playon Sure de Parrita, Puntarenas / Light shaking (MMI IV) : This quake seemed to last longer than the one experienced this afternoon.
Sabana, San José Costa Rica (39.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Temblor ligero de pocos segundos de duración. (reported through our app)
San Rafael de Alajuela (37.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The room vibrated. (reported through our app)
43.7 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Escaleras (73.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
San Bada hotel, Manuel Antonio park / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Hotel rocking for 5 seconds
32.4 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Santa Ana, home / Light shaking (MMI IV) : More like a sharp hit followed by some after shaking
Palo Verde, San Isidro de El Guarco, Cartago (45.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Moderado (reported through our app)
40.7 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
52.8 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
52 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Shook the chair (reported through our app)
Cartago (50.5 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Retumbo antes del temblor (reported through our app)
Portalon, Costa Rica (45.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Escazu / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
39.4 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
44 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : House & Windows shook for several seconds - not as long as today's earlier quake. (reported through our app)
Jacó (32.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Very fast bump with slight shaking after.
Quepos / Light shaking (MMI IV)
los reyes, la guacima / Light shaking (MMI IV) : windows were shaking and cups were movien
Heredia / Weak shaking (MMI III)
46.2 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
San Antonio de Escazú / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Igual q el de la una, en Panamá
Uvita (84.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
47.7 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
43.3 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Dulce Nombre de Jesus (Costa Rica, 45 km NE of epicenter) : Fuerte pero corto (reported through EMSC)
Pavas (Costa Rica, 34 km NE of epicenter) : Moderate movement (reported through EMSC)
San José (Costa Rica, 33 km NE of epicenter) : Se sintió fuerte y corto. No hay daños (reported through EMSC)

Significant earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 15 Km Al Norte De Parrita, Puntarenas. (Costa Rica) on Monday, 13 May 2019
 

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