Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica, on Tuesday, Oct 12, 2021 8:54 pm (GMT -6) -

Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica, on Tuesday, Oct 12, 2021 8:54 pm (GMT -6)

Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

13 Oct 02:57 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 3 minutes.
13 Oct 03:04: Now using data updates from GFZ
13 Oct 07:06: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 42.0 to 10.0 km (from 26 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 14 km (9 mi) towards SSW.
13 Oct 07:58: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 5.0.
Update Wed, 13 Oct 2021, 03:01
Seismic-like event, possible earthquake, reported few minutes ago Costa Rica
We are receiving unverified early reports of ground shaking possibly caused by seismic activity in or Costa Rica on 13 Oct 2021 (GMT) at approximately 02:53.
There are no details yet on the magnitude or depth of this possible quake. If confirmed, we can expect more accurate data to emerge in the next few minutes. The location, magnitude and time mentioned are indicative, based on our best-fit seismic model. They are temporary until our AllQuakes monitoring service receives more exact scientific data from a national or international seismological agency. Check back here shortly and stay safe.

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Earthquake data

Date & time: Oct 13, 2021 02:54:25 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Oct 12, 2021 8:54 pm (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.53°N / 84.87°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Antipode: 9.53°S / 95.13°E
Nearest volcano: Platanar (88 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (17 mi) WSW of Jaco (pop: 4,090) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) S of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) S of Chacarita (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SSW of Esparza (Espíritu Santo) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) WSW of San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal) (pop: 27,400) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) WSW of Tejar (Acosta) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SW of Alajuela (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) WSW of San Francisco (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) WSW of San Jose (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) WSW of Heredia (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (143 mi) SSE of Isla de Ometepe Island (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 26.5°C (80 F), humidity: 85%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from SW
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.010 kmCosta RicaGFZ
5.240 kmCOSTA RICAEMSC
4.710 km4 Km WNW of Jacó, Costa RicaUSGS
5.05 km18 Km Al Suroeste De Jacó, Costa RicaINETER
5.019 kmCosta Rica: 31 Km Al Oeste De Jaco, Garabito.RSN
5.233 kmCosta RicaGeoAu

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Alajuela (73 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 5-10 s : Quick but hard .... seemed to slowly disappear not abruptly. | 4 users found this interesting.  
Herrado (27.4 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : Sitting at a table - horizontal shakes for 3 seconds. Very mild. | 4 users found this interesting.  
Hotel room 26 floors San Jose la sábana / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : I was sleeping I wake up I felt the bed was shackling right & left , I felt it strong because I’m in hotel room in 26 floor | 3 users found this interesting.  
Samara Guanacaste (82.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s : Laying down, it felt like clear horizontal shaking for some seconds, a brief pause, a smaller shake afterwards | 2 users found this interesting.  
San Jose / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s : The room shook like a huge truck was going by | 4 users found this interesting.  
Jaco, (28.2 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s : Moderate shaking | 3 users found this interesting.  
Jaco, Costa Rica / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / complex rolling (tilting in multiple directions) / 10-15 s : hard rolling waves, varied intensity and rolling after shocks | 3 users found this interesting.  
Santa Ana Costa Rica / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Woke up from sleeping as my bed was shaking | 3 users found this interesting.  
32 km of Paquera, Puntarenas, Puntarenas (34 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light shaking, building swaying slightly, short duration. | 2 users found this interesting.  
Jaco, Puntaneras / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I quickly recognize it as an earthquake as the rattling and shaking went on for a few more seconds. Vibration is similar to heavy traffic | One user found this interesting.  
santa teresa, costa rica / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : was sitting in bed and it felt as if a force was rocking the bed back and forth from head rest to foot end | One user found this interesting.  
Atenas, Alajuela (68.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : It sounded like something big hit our glass door in our bedroom that goes to the patio. It was mostly just noise for me, maybe a slight jolt to the doir.  
Atenas, Alajuela (68.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : It sounded like something big hit our glass door in our bedroom that goes to the patio. It was mostly just noise for me, maybe a slight jolt to the doir.  
Atenas, Alajuela (68.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : It sounded like something big hit our glass door in our bedroom that goes to the patio. It was mostly just noise for me, maybe a slight jolt to the doir.  
Pochote, Provinz Puntarenas (27.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s : Es war ein mehrfaches Ruckeln zu spüren. Es war ein Gefühl von übermäßigen Genuß von Alkohol, ein Gefühl von Versagen des vestibularischen Systems.  
Herradura / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : bed shaking | 2 users found this interesting.  
Monteverde / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : light shaking and swinging | 2 users found this interesting.  
San Jose Costa Rica, hotel balmoral / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Moderate | 2 users found this interesting.  
Jaco Beach (28.6 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Shaking chandelier swinging doors rattled | One user found this interesting.  
Residence Inn Escazu San Jose (91.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Light shaking. On second floor. Felt bed moving back and forth. | One user found this interesting.  
Playa Hermosa, puntarenas (44.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Light shaking | One user found this interesting.  
Montezuma, Costa Rica (26.3 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Shook the whole room but nothing fell | One user found this interesting.  
Florencia, San Carlos (101.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : light sway, side to side. | One user found this interesting.  
Guadalupe, San Jose (101.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : A bit if rattling like real close thunder | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Jaco, Garabito, Puntarenas (28.9 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 30-60 s : Was in bed and it started to shake | One user found this interesting.  
Maual Antonia (79.1 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : In bed, whole house started to shake in rabid back and fourth motions somewhat violently. | One user found this interesting.  
37 km of Samara, Nicoya, Guanacaste (81.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : A few seconds shaking | One user found this interesting.  
Punta leona (29.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Moved inside of the room in a hotel we are staying at. Weak shaking. | One user found this interesting.  
Santa Ana, San José (87.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : Hotel room was swaying side to side | One user found this interesting.  
near Parrita, Puntarenas (46 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 10-15 s : sitting at my desk | One user found this interesting.  
near Paquera, Puntarenas, Puntarenas (29 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Taking dinner outdoor, the door vibrates and it looks like somebody shakes out chairs from behind | One user found this interesting.  
San Jose (95.9 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / very short : Light shaking | One user found this interesting.  
Montezuma, (27 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : At home, house shook | One user found this interesting.  
San Jose Costa Rica near airport / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / complex motion difficult to describe / 20-30 s : My bed was shaking it scared me so I put my iPad down and just looked around listening then about about 30 seconds it passed  
Jaco / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I felt a slight Rocking side to side on third floor condo building. It was raining heavily so thought it was Thunder.  
Herradura / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s : Felt like the whole resort was being lifted and swung around a bit. Not small shakes but a rolling feeling. Was pretty intense for a few seconds- but we had all just gone to bed so we’re still for it - there were no immediate signs of damage  
Pochotal / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Side to side | One user found this interesting.  
Santa Ana centro / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Estaba en la mesa y sentí que virbro todo durante unos 5 segundos maximo | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Barva, Heredia / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : Mild shaking for a few seconds | One user found this interesting.  
Jaco / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Light shaking | One user found this interesting.  
Montezuma / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Bed shook | One user found this interesting.  
San Ramon / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : The house shook for about 8 to 10 seconds. | One user found this interesting.  
Jaco / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Sitting in bed, 4th floor. Building swayed | One user found this interesting.  
Playa Santa Teresa / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : Shaking that rattled doors and tables | One user found this interesting.  
Pozos, Santa Ana, Costa Rica / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vibration and rolling / very short : Weak back and forth roll. | One user found this interesting.  
Jaco, Cpsta Rica / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s : the bed moved | One user found this interesting.  
Jacó / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s : A couple jolts followed by shaking | One user found this interesting.  
94965 (0.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Tambor (28.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Well felt shaking. Curtains and lamps swinging.  
Santa Teresa (36.7 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
San Ramon, Alajuela (80.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Santa Ana (87.6 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : very weak shaking, although the building is built strong that I was in  
near Ciudad Cortés, Osa, Puntarenas (143.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Montezuma, Costa Rica (26.3 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Shook the whole room but nothing fell  
Joco (27.5 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Santa Teresa (34 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Jaco (28.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Indoor. Floor moved horizontally back and forth. Like someone shaking a table top.  
Grecia, Costa Rica (93.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Light shaking movements of objects on floor  
near Jaco, Garabito, Puntarenas (10.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s (reported through our app)
Playa Hermosa, Jacó (29 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
31 km of Paquera, Puntarenas, Puntarenas (33.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
San Juan, Grecia, Provincia de Alajuela (92.4 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 30-60 s
Jaco (28.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 5-10 s
Jacó (27.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Jaco, Costa rica (28.9 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s
Playa Hermosa, near Jaco (33.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
San Joaquin de Heredia (94.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / vibration and rolling / 1-2 s
32 km of Nandayure, Guanacaste (46.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / very short
Joco (27.5 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Escazú centro (91.1 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Jaco Costa Rica (27.2 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Cot, Oreamuno, Provincia de Cartago (125.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
Jaco (29.3 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Jaco (28 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s
Jaco costa rica (29.3 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
San José Costa Rica (92.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
Jaco Costa Rica (45.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
27 km of Paquera, Puntarenas, Puntarenas (28.3 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Santa Teresa (36.7 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
San Isidro de Heredia (104.6 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
near Daniel Flores, Pérez Zeledón, San José (119.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Playa Guiones (98.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Jaco (28.6 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : In bed, the bed was shaking  
San Pedro, Montes de Oca (99.2 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Jaco / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Watching TV on the couch. Couch started to shake...  
Guapiles / not felt
Manuel Antonio / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Laying in bed and felt the house shake hard for 5-10 seconds. No damage observed.  
Monteverde de Puntarenas / not felt
Esterillos Oeste / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Sitting on couch, felt as though it was swaying back and forth.  
Los Suenos Costa Rica / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Woke from a light sleep with shaking bed  
playa pavones de golfito / not felt
Playa Santa Teresa / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : Shaking that rattled doors and tables  
Mal país / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : yes shaking / shifting for 10 seconds  
Santa Ana / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Sustained but light shaking. Less than 10 seconds.  
Nuevo Arenal cost rica / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : Very week movement of my couch  
Jaco, Costa Rica / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 10-15 s
Santa ana / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Jaco Beach / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / complex rolling (tilting in multiple directions) / 20-30 s : I live in a 7 story complex and the building was swaying , felt like someone shaking my bed  
JACO , COSTA RICA / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Shaking at dinner table  
quepos costa rica / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Atenas, Alajuea Province / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s : closet door vibrating open and shut; one shake and it was over.  
Quepos / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s
Oceano Hotel Calle Lapa Verde Jaco 61101 CR / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Jaco, Costa Rica / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Hangers in closet were swinging, bed shook sideways, windows rattled  
Manuel Antonio / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Swing side to side  
Jaco / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Rolling sensation.  
Santa Teresa / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Like the earth is moving  
Oceano Hotel Calle Lapa Verde Jaco 61101 CR / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Birri ,Heredia / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Moved the hanging lamp plug  
Playa hermosa / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Playa Hermosa / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short
Quepos / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Jaco / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s : Light shaking  
Jaco / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Santa Cruz / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Saßen draußen auf dem Balkon. Vibrieren von Fensterglas und Schwingungen des Balkons zu spüren.  
Atenas / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : Weak shaking (reported through our app)  
Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Laying in bed, felt rolĺing and saw slider move  
Jaco / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
San Miguel de Sarapiquí / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 30-60 s (reported through our app)
Manzanillo / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Escazu / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Pocosol / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Jaco / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 10-15 s : Light shaking 6 floors up  
San Jose / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Rhythmic shaking. Woke from sleep on 7th floor of hotel.  
Last Bonita De Rivas San Isirdo de General / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Desamparados / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Tembló muy poco como 2 o 3 segundos muy suavemente mi televisor se movió un poco  
Santa Ana / Weak shaking (MMI III) / complex motion difficult to describe / 5-10 s
Herradura / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
Paquera / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
montezuma / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
San Jose / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
Montezuma / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / 20-30 s
Montezuma / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s
Playa Bejuco / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Mal pais / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Manuel Antonio / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Cabuya / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Palmares / not felt (reported through our app)
Tambor Puntarenas / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
Herradura, Costa Rica / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Santa Teresa / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Mal pias / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Santa Teresa / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Santa Theresa / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Herradura / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Playa Jacó Costa Rica / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (10 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Nov 10, 2021 08:52
3 weeks ago
2.6

23 km
North Pacific Ocean, 49 km S of Puntarenas, Costa RicaMore
Oct 29, 2021 05:22
5 weeks ago
3.5

21 km
North Pacific Ocean, 47 km S of Puntarenas, Costa RicaMore
Oct 26, 2021 05:43
6 weeks ago
3.0

18 km
North Pacific Ocean, 43 km S of Puntarenas, Costa RicaMore
Oct 21, 2021 14:46
6 weeks ago
3.3

16 km
North Pacific Ocean, 42 km S of Puntarenas, Costa RicaMore
Oct 17, 2021 14:35
7 weeks ago
3.4

3 km
North Pacific Ocean, Costa RicaMore
Oct 13, 2021 14:39
7 weeks ago
3.1

3 km
North Pacific Ocean, Costa RicaMore
Oct 13, 2021 04:37
7 weeks ago
3.8

4 km
North Pacific Ocean, Costa RicaMore
Oct 13, 2021 04:10
7 weeks ago
2.9

17 km
North Pacific Ocean, Costa RicaMore
Oct 13, 2021 03:12
7 weeks ago - felt
2.8

1 km
North Pacific Ocean, Costa RicaMore
Oct 13, 2021 03:07
7 weeks ago - felt
3.7

5 km
North Pacific Ocean, Costa RicaMore

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