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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Costa Rica on Monday, 8 July 2019

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Costa Rica on Monday, 8 July 2019
Date & time: lundi, 8 juillet 2019 00:09 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 67.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.84°N / 85.69°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Orosí (28 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2*10^12 J (554 MWh / 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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.
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 8 Jul 2019
Mon, 8 Jul 00:09 UTCM 5.2 / 80 kmCosta RicaEMSC
Mon, 8 Jul 00:09 UTCM 5.2 / 83.5 kmCosta RicaGeoAu
Mon, 8 Jul 00:09 UTCM 5.2 / 60.7 km25km S of La Cruz, Costa RicaUSGS
Mon, 8 Jul 00:09 UTCM 5.5 / 57 km31 km al Sur de La Cruz, Guanacaste. (Costa Rica)RSN

"I felt it" reports:
Playas del Coco Coco Sunset Hills Condo / MMI IV (Light shaking): Two LOUD booms and the well built stone condo we were in shook pretty hard.
heredia / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Playas del Coco (33.5 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light shaking indoors (via app)
Portegolpe / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Sunday evening around 17.30 in Portegolpe
Huacas / MMI V (Moderate shaking): There were two successive very loud explosive sounds and two concussive movements under foot. I thought it was dynamite exploding it was so loud and violent sounding.
Portegolpe, Santa Cruz, GTE / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Heard sound like “subway train arriving” as metal roof shook. Ground shaking definitely noticed.
(110.2 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Surfside - Flamingo (44.7 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Riu Guanacaste / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Liberia, Costa Rica / MMI IV (Light shaking): Shook the house but lights stayed on here in Liberia, Costa Rica
Guanacaste / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Liberia / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Ciudad Colón, Mora, San José, Costa Rica / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Costa Rica Papagayo / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was lying down when I felt this shaking and moving of our suite that happened quickly but didn’t last long. This occurred twice one after the other.
(41.3 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tamarindo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Planet Hollywood Costa Rica / MMI IV (Light shaking): Building I was in shook noticeably for 5 seconds.
El Mangroove Resort / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Planet holly wood. Felt like there was constructio / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Ran out of run as we were
Dreams las mareas / MMI IV (Light shaking): We are vacationing at the Dreams Las Mareas resort. And the bed shook for approximately =10 seconds.
(35.2 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tronadora / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Tamarindo / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Liberia costa rica / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Nuevo Arenal Costa Rica / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Plays Langosta / MMI V (Moderate shaking): In Tamarindo and heavy metal door started to rattle. Sounded like a huge truck passing through.
(44.1 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Samara (108.3 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Tamarindo (62.7 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Was rattling side tables and bed.. lasted awhile about 4 seconds.. I was a bit worried this UPTICKING AND MOVING ON LAND NOW IS CONCERNING (via app)
Langosta, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica (63.8 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tamarindo / MMI IV (Light shaking): Two short bursts lasting a few seconds each and spaced a few seconds apart. Windows rattled loudly. Very clearly an earthquake.
Castillo de La Fortuna COSTA RICA / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Playa Panama Guanacaste Costa Rica / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Playa del Coco / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Riu palace guanacaste / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Matapalo beach / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Rui palace, Guanacaste / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sat in hotel room and room shock for a few seconds and then repeated around 3 minutes or so later. Felt like a train passing.
Playas Del Coco, Guanacaste (33.2 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Se sintió rudo, dos jalones fuertes (via app)
Sue, Langosta en la Peninsula condominiums / MMI III (Weak shaking): Sitting in a recliner and felt like my dog crawled under the chair and was struggling to get out. But I don’t have a dog!
Playa Hermosa / MMI IV (Light shaking): Laying on the sofa watching TV. Two jolts of a few seconds each. 2nd stronger and longer than the first. About 3-4 seconds between the 2.
La fortuna / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sat in our hotel room at the springs resort near la fortuna and the room window was rattling. Only for a few seconds but this happened twice in quick succession.
(35.3 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Andaz Papagayo / MMI IV (Light shaking): Hard initial vibration, then light shaking. 10 seconds approximately
(31.7 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
RUI Palace / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(191.9 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Apenas perceptible, debil (via app)
Riu Palace Guanacaste / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Planet Hollywood Resort / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Tamarindo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(75 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): On the island of Ometepe in Nicaragua, Rivas department. Shook for 3 seconds
Tamarindo (117.7 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste, Costa Rica (29.5 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Very loud rumbling sound, similar to a very bad thunderstorm.
El castillo (113.4 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Huacas, Guanacaste / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Guanacasta, Costa Rica / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(91.7 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Zarcero (158.5 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): More of rolling feeling while sitting in chair. Lasted maybe 10 seconds or so. (via app)
Grecia, Puente de Piedra (173.8 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Light shaking for less than 30 seconds. (via app)
Dreams Las Marenas (19.4 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Monteverde / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Roy Guacanaste hotel / MMI IV (Light shaking): Mild vibration, similar to an underground train passing. 2 episodes 2-3 seconds each and about 3 seconds apart
Guanacaste / MMI III (Weak shaking): Quite a scary experience for the first time! Hotel shook and caused rattling of furniture in our room
Arenal, Costa Rica / MMI IV (Light shaking)
La fortuna (119.5 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
playa del coco (30.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): moderate shaking two times. you could hear it also
(44.5 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
(32.1 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Portero (44.3 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
(405.7 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Tamarindo (Costa Rica) (69 km S from epicenter)(no details): Very strong but short vibration.Floor shook (via EMSC)
Fortuna (Costa Rica) (52 km SE from epicenter)(no details): 5.5 (via EMSC)
Tempate (Costa Rica) (51 km S from epicenter)(no details): Really shook hard in 2 waves. (via EMSC)
Nuevo Colón (Costa Rica) (45 km S from epicenter)(no details): Near the Riu Guanacaste at the top of a viewpoint the ground rattled and vibrated (via EMSC)
Sardinal (Costa Rica) (42 km S from epicenter)(no details): Two times (via EMSC)
Masaya (Nicaragua) (130 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió un poco fuerte en Masaya, Nicaragua (via EMSC)
(Costa Rica) (54 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Dog went crazy right before. House swayed. (via EMSC)
Tempate (Costa Rica) (53 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Potrero two very strong jolts that rattle my windows and ripples in the pool. Dogs jumped up and were very scared (via EMSC)

 

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