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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.0 - Provincia de Puntarenas, 93 km SE of San Isidro, Costa Rica, sábado, 7 may 2022 18:25 (GMT -6) -

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.0 - Provincia de Puntarenas, 93 km SE of San Isidro, Costa Rica, sábado,  7 may 2022 18:25 (GMT -6) Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.0 - Provincia de Puntarenas, 93 km SE of San Isidro, Costa Rica, sábado,  7 may 2022 18:25 (GMT -6)

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.0 a 18 km de profundidad

8 May 00:29 UTC: Primero en informar: VolcanoDiscovery después de 3 minutos.
8 May 00:33: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: GFZ
8 May 00:44: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: USGS
Update Sun, 8 May 2022, 00:45
Significant magnitude 5.0 quake hits 93 km southeast of San Isidro, Costa Rica early evening
5.0 quake 7 May 6:25 pm (GMT -6)
5.0 quake 7 May 6:25 pm (GMT -6)
Costa Rica was shaken near San Isidro, Pérez Zeledón, Provincia de San José, by an earthquake of magnitude 5.0 only 20 minutes ago, the United States Geological Survey reported.
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 18.3 km beneath the epicenter near San Isidro, Pérez Zeledón, Provincia de San José, Costa Rica, early evening on Saturday, May 7th, 2022, at 6:25 pm local time. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.9. Other agencies reporting the same quake include the citizen-seismograph network of RaspberryShake at magnitude 4.9, and the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) at magnitude 4.7.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In Golfito (pop. 6,800) located 14 km from the epicenter, San Vito (pop. 4,000) 26 km away, San Vito (pop. 4,000) 26 km away, and Corredor (pop. 7,100) 27 km away, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Canoas (pop. 4,600) located 42 km from the epicenter, Buenos Aires (pop. 11,700) 54 km away, Concepcion (pop. 17,700) 65 km away, David (pop. 82,000) 88 km away, and San Isidro (pop. 34,900) 93 km away.
VolcanoDiscovery will automatically update magnitude and depth if these change and follow up if other significant news about the quake become available. If you're in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.

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Earthquake data

Detalles del terremoto

Fecha y hora8 May 2022 00:25:40 UTC -
Hora local en el epicentrosábado, 7 may 2022 18:25 (GMT -6)
StatusConfirmado
Magnitud5
Prof.18.3 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud8.7093°N / 83.1791°W (Golfito, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica)
Antipode8.709°S / 96.821°E
Intensidad del temblorTemblor ligero
Sentido47 informes
Fuente primaria de datosUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Volcán mas cercanoBaru (71 km / 44 mi)
Lugares cercanos14 km al NNO de Golfito (Puntarenas) (pop: 6,780) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
26 km al OSO de San Vito (Puntarenas) (pop: 3,980) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
27 km al ONO de Corredor (Ciudad Neily, Puntarenas) (pop: 7,080) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
42 km al ONO de Canoas (Puntarenas) (pop: 4,570) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
47 km al SE de Ciudad Cortés (Puntarenas) (pop: 3,850) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
54 km al SSE de Buenos Aires (Puntarenas) (pop: 11,700) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
65 km al ONO de Concepcion (Chiriquí, Panamá) (pop: 17,700) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
88 km al ONO de David (Chiriquí, Panamá) (pop: 82,000) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
93 km al SE de San Isidro de El General (San José) (pop: 34,900) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
168 km al SE de San José (pop: 335,000) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
Tiempo en el epicentro en el momento del sismoOvercast Clouds 24.9°C (77 F), humidity: 95%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NNW
Energía sísmica estimada liberada2 x 1012 joules (554 MWh, equivalente a 477 toneladas de TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
RevistaProf.UbicaciónFuente
5.018 kmNear Daniel Flores, San José, Costa RicaUSGS
5.020 kmCOSTA RICAEMSC
5.620 kmCosta Rica: 4 Km Al Norte De Puerto Jimenez, Golfito.RSN
5.018 kmCosta RicaRaspberryShake
5.017 kmCosta RicaGFZ
5.125 kmCosta RicaGeoAu
5.33 km35 Km Al Noreste De Playa Madrigal, Costa RicaINETER

User reports for this quake (49)

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Bajo Boquete, Panama (70.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 15-20 s : I heard a rumble like a large truck passing then the building started shaking back and forth for 20 seconds then it stopped. No damage to the room I am in. | 4 users found this interesting.  
David, Province of Chiriqui / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : The bed moved sideways for at least 5 seconds moderately and it kept moving less and less for another 5 seconds. However there was very slow moving during another 10 seconds. | 4 users found this interesting.  
Watching tv (29.4 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 30-60 s : Windows doors shaking and flexing in frames. Furniture moving. Floor felt unstable | 4 users found this interesting.  
Monte Lirio, Chiriqui. / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 20-30 s : Sitting in a chair at computer and chair began gentle swaying but as it continued it got a bit more severe. Door began rattling. Went for about 30 seconds and maybe a bit longer, then died down and stopped. | 3 users found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
La Ceniza Perez Zeledon San Jose / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : MY HOMEMADE ALARM SOUNDED. NO PANIC. INTENSITY WAS LOW. SETTLED DOWN QUICKLY. | 4 users found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Boquete (82.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Laying in bed and the bed shook a few times over the course of 4 to 5 seconds. | 3 users found this interesting.  
Ojochal, costa rica (65.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : In our house, house creaking, lights swaying, feel vibration in my seat | 3 users found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Boquete Pamama / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / vibration and rolling / 15-20 s : Vibrating to weak back and forth of long duration. | 3 users found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Boquete, panama (82.1 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s : Bed shaking, side to side, house shaking side to side, lights swinging | 2 users found this interesting.  
Alto Boquete panama (79.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vibration and rolling / 10-15 s : Sitting in chair | 2 users found this interesting.  
Ciudad Cortés, Osa, Puntarenas (50.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : Laying in bed felt a movement and the closet door shook just slightly. | 2 users found this interesting.  
Ciudad Cortés, Osa, Puntarenas (45.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Waiting tv when house started shaking | 2 users found this interesting.  
Puerto jimenez / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Doors rattled, floor moved around | 2 users found this interesting.  
Aserrí / not felt : No sentí nada. | 2 users found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Quizarra, Pérez Zeledón / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Sideways movement for a couple seconds. | 2 users found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
La Bonita de Rivas San Isirdo de General / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 10-15 s : It had me and the cats on edge of seat ready to run if it got worse. | 2 users found this interesting.  
San Rafael, Heredia / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Slight shaking on second floor, barely noticeable inside of the house. | 2 users found this interesting.  
Santiago (250.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : Tengo campanas de viento y se movieron un poco | One user found this interesting.  
near Ciudad Cortés, Osa, Puntarenas (65.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 30-60 s : Light shaking | One user found this interesting.  
Puerto armuelles (42.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Seemed to be east/west swaying motion. | One user found this interesting.  
Boquete Volcancito Road (81.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : It was light, | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
San Isidro, Pérez Zeledón / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 5-10 s : Up and down and side to side movement. | One user found this interesting.  
San José city / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Light shaking | One user found this interesting.  
Cartago / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 10-15 s : Soft | One user found this interesting.  
near Golfito, Puntarenas (25.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Santiago (250.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : Tengo campanas de viento y se movieron un poco  
near Golfito, Puntarenas (25.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Santiago de Puriscal (178.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
near Golfito, Puntarenas (25.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Ventanas, near Ojochal, Costa Rica (69.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Dolega (85.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short
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Réplicas registradas, las más recientes primero (13 en total)

Fecha y horaMag
Prof.
UbicaciónDetalles
17 jun 2022 14:05
hace 11 dias
3.8

1 km
Océano Pacífico Norte, 21 km O de Golfito, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa RicaMás
17 jun 2022 13:07
hace 11 dias
3.9

1 km
Océano Pacífico Norte, 22 km O de Golfito, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa RicaMás
17 jun 2022 07:26
hace 11 dias - felt
4.7

10 km
87 km SE de San Isidro de El General, Costa RicaMás
9 jun 2022 02:04
hace 3 semanas
3.5

27 km
6.1 km E de Golfito, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa RicaMás
7 jun 2022 19:03
hace 3 semanas
3.9

52 km
8.7 km O de San Vito, Coto Brus, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa RicaMás
31 may 2022 08:55
hace 4 semanas
3.0

18 km
5.9 km SO de Golfito, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa RicaMás
25 may 2022 06:07
hace 5 semanas
3.0

28 km
28 km NO de Golfito, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa RicaMás
24 may 2022 18:07
hace 5 semanas
3.0

28 km
28 km NO de Golfito, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa RicaMás
18 may 2022 00:37
hace 6 semanas
2.7

9 km
Océano Pacífico Norte, 21 km O de Golfito, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa RicaMás
12 may 2022 17:50
hace 7 semanas
3.5

37 km
8.7 km NE de Golfito, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa RicaMás
10 may 2022 13:53
hace 7 semanas
3.4

3 km
11 km SO de Golfito, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa RicaMás
8 may 2022 23:56
hace 7 semanas
3.5

13 km
Océano Pacífico Norte, 18 km O de Golfito, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa RicaMás
8 may 2022 01:35
hace 7 semanas
3.6

15 km
Océano Pacífico Norte, 19 km O de Golfito, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa RicaMás

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