Magnitude 5.5 earthquake strikes near Samara, Nicoya, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica

jeu., 10 juin 2021, 23:40
23:40 PM | AUTEUR : EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
5.5 quake 10 Jun 5:27 pm (GMT -6)
5.5 quake 10 Jun 5:27 pm (GMT -6)
A magnitude 5.5 earthquake near Samara, Nicoya, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica, was reported only 12 minutes ago by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter in the afternoon on Thursday 10 June 2021 at 5:27 pm local time. 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 European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 5.4. A third agency, France's Réseau National de Surveillance Sismique (RéNaSS), reported the same quake at magnitude 5.2.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Samara (pop. 1,100) located 110 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:
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Date & heure: 10 Jun 5:27 pm (GMT -6) local time (10 Jun 2021 23:27 GMT)
Magnitude: 5.5
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Épicentre latitude / longitude: 8.89°N / 85.48°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Source de données principale: GFZ

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