Latest quakes in or near Santa Cruz, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica, in the past 24 hours on Sunday, August 14, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated Aug 14, 2022 22:23 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 3
  • 3 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
In the past 24 hours, Santa Cruz had 2 quakes of magnitude 3.0 or above and 3 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.

Latest quake: Mag. 3.5 | North Pacific Ocean, 84 km S of Puntarenas, Costa Rica -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 3.8 | North Pacific Ocean, 80 km S of Puntarenas, Costa Rica -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near Santa Cruz, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica (updated )

Past 24 hours:5 quakes | 3 quakes M2+ | 2 quakes M3+
Past 7 days:14 quakes | 7 quakes M2+ | 6 quakes M3+ | 1 quake M4+
Past 30 days:119 quakes | 43 quakes M2+ | 56 quakes M3+ | 18 quakes M4+
Past 90 days:426 quakes | 184 quakes M2+ | 195 quakes M3+ | 39 quakes M4+ | 1 quake M5+
Past 365 days:1,466 quakes | 561 quakes M2+ | 750 quakes M3+ | 122 quakes M4+ | 9 quakes M5+ | 2 quakes M6+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (5 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Sunday, August 14, 2022 GMT (5 quakes)
Aug 14, 2022 7:09 am (GMT -6) (Aug 14, 2022 13:09 GMT)
3.5

15 km
North Pacific Ocean, 84 km south of Puntarenas, Costa Rica
I FELT IT
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Aug 14, 2022 1:35 am (GMT -6) (Aug 14, 2022 07:35 GMT)
3.8

3 km
North Pacific Ocean, 80 km south of Puntarenas, Costa Rica
I FELT IT
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Aug 14, 2022 12:02 am (GMT -6) (Aug 14, 2022 06:02 GMT)
2.9

18 km
North Pacific Ocean, 93 km west of Nicoya, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica MoreMap
Aug 13, 2022 11:14 pm (GMT -6) (Aug 14, 2022 05:14 GMT)
2.8

17 km
North Pacific Ocean, 61 km west of Liberia, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica MoreMap
Aug 13, 2022 9:40 pm (GMT -6) (Aug 14, 2022 03:40 GMT)
2.3

27 km
14 km southwest of Liberia, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica MoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.9 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Santa Cruz Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Santa Cruz?

The last earthquake in Santa Cruz occurred 9 hours ago: Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 84 km south of Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on Sunday, Aug 14, 2022 at 7:09 am (GMT -6).

How many quakes were there in Santa Cruz today?

In the past 24 hours, Santa Cruz, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica had 5 quakes up to magnitude 3.8.

What was the strongest quake in Santa Cruz today?

The strongest earthquake in Santa Cruz today occurred 15 hours ago: Moderate mag. 3.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 80 km south of Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on Sunday, Aug 14, 2022 at 1:35 am (GMT -6).

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