Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
30 Mar - 6 Apr 2019: Land of Theseus - Saronic Gulf (Greece)
2-17 May 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
4-11(12) May 2019: Fascination Volcano - Santorini Island (Greece)
4-12 May 2019: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
18-26 May 2019: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
25 May - 1 Jun 2019: Etna Discovery - Etna volcano (Italy)
7-12 Jun 2019: Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel - Tanna Island (Vanuatu)
15-30 Jun 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
8-23 Jul 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
3-18 Sep 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Interactive map of latest earthquakes and active volcanoes in the world

Support us?


Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation. Thank you!
Random pictures

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 51km W of Sardinal, Costa Rica on Thursday, 5 September 2013

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 51km W of Sardinal, Costa Rica on Thursday, 5 September 2013
Date & time: Thu, 5 Sep 23:54:26 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, September 05, 2013 17:54:26
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 35.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.5663°N / 86.1185°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Orosí (84 km)
Primary data source: USGS
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake.
- thank you.

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 5 Sep 2013
Thu, 5 Sep 23:54 UTCM 4.8 / 47 kmCosta Rica[Map]GFZ
Thu, 5 Sep 23:54 UTCM 4.8 / 30 km OFF COAST OF COSTA RICA[Map]EMSC
Thu, 5 Sep 23:54 UTCM 4.7 / 13.9 km Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Thu, 5 Sep 23:54 UTCM 4.2 / 2 kmEn las cercanias de VEINTISIETE DE ABRIL de Santa Cruz de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 6 Sep 2013
Fri, 6 Sep 03:59 UTCM 2.8 / 28 km - [info]27 km al Oeste de PLAYA NEGRA de Santa Cruz de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Sat, 7 Sep 2013 (6 earthquakes)
Sat, 7 Sep 00:22 UTCM 2.8 / 30 km - [info]22 km al Noroeste de ZAPOTILLAL de Santa Cruz de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Sat, 7 Sep 03:36 UTCM 3.0 / 3 km - [info]50 km al Suroeste de MANZANILLO de Santa Cruz de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Sat, 7 Sep 04:15 UTCM 2.8 / 1 km - [info]En las cercanias de RANCHOS de Santa Cruz de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Sat, 7 Sep 08:26 UTCM 3.6 / 1 km - [info]1 km al Suroeste de SAN JUANILLO de Santa Cruz de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Sat, 7 Sep 16:01 UTCM 3.4 / 0.3 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Sat, 7 Sep 17:30 UTCM 3.1 / 29 km - [info]41 km al Oeste de PLAYA NEGRA de Santa Cruz de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Sun, 8 Sep 2013
Sun, 8 Sep 18:18 UTCM 2.8 / 35 km - [info]En las cercanias de VENEGAS de Puntarenas de Puntarenas[Map]OVSICORI
Mon, 9 Sep 2013
Mon, 9 Sep 03:18 UTCM 3.9 / 71.5 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Tue, 10 Sep 2013
Tue, 10 Sep 06:30 UTCM 2.8 / 31 km - [info]38 km al Oeste de ICACAL de Santa Cruz de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Wed, 11 Sep 2013
Wed, 11 Sep 08:41 UTCM 2.6 / 94 km - [info]En las cercanias de GARITA de Guatuso de Alajuela[Map]OVSICORI
Wed, 11 Sep 11:04 UTCM 4.3 / 15 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Wed, 11 Sep 12:18 UTCM 2.9 / 34 km - [info][Map]OVSICORI
Wed, 11 Sep 14:35 UTCM 3.5 / 4.1 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Wed, 11 Sep 22:46 UTCM 2.9 / 147 km - [info][Map]OVSICORI
Thu, 12 Sep 2013
Thu, 12 Sep 10:37 UTCM 3.3 / 100 km - [info]1 km al Suroeste de FLORIDA de San Carlos de Alajuela[Map]OVSICORI
Thu, 12 Sep 13:04 UTCM 2.6 / 1 km - [info]2 km al Suroeste de POTRERO de Santa Cruz de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Fri, 13 Sep 2013
Fri, 13 Sep 23:24 UTCM 2.6 / 139 km - [info][Map]OVSICORI
Sun, 15 Sep 2013
Sun, 15 Sep 14:09 UTCM 3.5 / 300 km - [info]49 km al Noroeste de PENAS BLANCAS de La Cruz de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Sun, 15 Sep 17:03 UTCM 3.8 / 5 km - [info]11 km al Noroeste de HACIENDA CONVENTILOS de La Cruz de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Sun, 15 Sep 17:15 UTCM 3.6 / 1.4 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Sun, 15 Sep 23:57 UTCM 2.6 / 3 km - [info]10 km al Oeste de PUERTO ESCONDIDO de Garabito de Puntarenas[Map]OVSICORI
Mon, 16 Sep 2013
Mon, 16 Sep 00:26 UTCM 3.0 / 24 km - [info][Map]OVSICORI
Mon, 16 Sep 21:59 UTCM 2.6 / 297 km - [info]52 km al Noroeste de PLAYA GRANDE de Carrillo de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Mon, 16 Sep 22:08 UTCM 3.2 / 151 km - [info][Map]OVSICORI
Tue, 17 Sep 2013
Tue, 17 Sep 20:07 UTCM 3.4 / 11.6 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Wed, 18 Sep 2013
Wed, 18 Sep 18:23 UTCM 4.9 / 15.5 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Thu, 19 Sep 2013
Thu, 19 Sep 14:16 UTCM 2.8 / 10.2 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Thu, 19 Sep 15:39 UTCM 3.0 / 14 km - [info]29 km al Oeste de SALINAS de Santa Cruz de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Sat, 21 Sep 2013
Sat, 21 Sep 10:32 UTCM 2.9 / 9 km - [info]19 km al Suroeste de PUERTO ESCONDIDO de Garabito de Puntarenas[Map]OVSICORI
Sun, 22 Sep 2013
Sun, 22 Sep 14:45 UTCM 3.7 - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Sun, 22 Sep 14:45 UTCM 4.0 / 14.7 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Mon, 23 Sep 2013
Mon, 23 Sep 09:24 UTCM 2.8 / 20 km - [info]7 km al Sureste de PLAYA CUCHILLO de Puntarenas de Puntarenas[Map]OVSICORI
Tue, 24 Sep 2013
Tue, 24 Sep 00:41 UTCM 3.2 / 18 km - [info]12 km al Sureste de SANTA LUCIA de Puntarenas de Puntarenas[Map]OVSICORI
Wed, 25 Sep 2013
Wed, 25 Sep 09:24 UTCM 2.6 / 5 km - [info]40 km al Oeste de ICACAL de Santa Cruz de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Wed, 25 Sep 23:49 UTCM 3.8 / 19 km - [info]27 km al Suroeste de PUNTA PELADA de Nicoya de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Thu, 26 Sep 2013
Thu, 26 Sep 09:43 UTCM 3.2 / 6.7 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Fri, 27 Sep 2013
Fri, 27 Sep 02:54 UTCM 3.5 / 55 km - [info][Map]OVSICORI
Fri, 27 Sep 16:37 UTCM 2.8 / 4 km - [info]51 km al Noroeste de ZAPOTILLAL de Santa Cruz de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Fri, 27 Sep 19:52 UTCM 2.8 / 8 km - [info]9 km al Suroeste de CALETAS de Nandayure de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Sat, 28 Sep 2013
Sat, 28 Sep 01:41 UTCM 2.6 / 3 km - [info][Map]OVSICORI
Sat, 28 Sep 10:38 UTCM 2.7 / 51 km - [info][Map]OVSICORI
Sat, 28 Sep 16:11 UTCM 3.0 / 37.6 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Sat, 28 Sep 16:15 UTCM 2.9 / 89.5 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Sat, 28 Sep 19:41 UTCM 4.2 / 15.4 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Sun, 29 Sep 2013
Sun, 29 Sep 00:30 UTCM 2.6 / 12 km - [info]10 km al Noroeste de GUACAMAYA de Carrillo de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Sun, 29 Sep 02:59 UTCM 3.6 / 3 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Mon, 30 Sep 2013
Mon, 30 Sep 08:16 UTCM 3.7 / 19 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Tue, 1 Oct 2013
Tue, 1 Oct 10:54 UTCM 3.3 / 15 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Wed, 2 Oct 2013
Wed, 2 Oct 03:11 UTCM 3.0 / 5 km - [info]17 km al Noroeste de GUACAMAYA de Carrillo de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI

 

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Text and images on this webpage are copyrighted. Further reproduction and use without authorization is not consented. If you need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.
Home | Travel | Destinations | Volcanoes | Photos | Earthquakes | About | Glossary | News | Contact | Privacy | Imprint || Français | Deutsch
Follow us: