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Latest quakes in or near San José, Costa Rica, in the past 24 hours on Sunday, February 5, 2023 - list, stats and map

Updated: Feb 5, 2023 02:48 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 3
  • 1 quake between magnitude 2 and 3
In the past 24 hours, San José had 2 quakes of magnitude 3.0 or above and 1 quake of magnitude 2.8.

Latest quake: Mag. 3.0 | 16 km N of Buenos Aires, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 3.2 | 12 km W of Ciudad de Limon, Costa Rica -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near San José, Costa Rica (updated )

Past 24 hours3 quakes1 quake M2+2 quakes M3+
Past 7 days37 quakes15 quakes M2+21 quakes M3+1 quake M4+
Past 30 days202 quakes116 quakes M2+74 quakes M3+4 quakes M4+
Past 90 days650 quakes400 quakes M2+218 quakes M3+19 quakes M4+
Past 365 days2,015 quakes1,146 quakes M2+775 quakes M3+62 quakes M4+2 quakes M5+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (3 quakes):
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Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Saturday, February 4, 2023 GMT (3 quakes)
Feb 4, 2023 12:09 am (GMT -6) (Feb 4, 2023 06:09 GMT)

11 km
16 km north of Buenos Aires, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Feb 3, 2023 11:48 pm (GMT -6) (Feb 4, 2023 05:48 GMT)

15 km
12 km west of Ciudad de Limon, Costa Rica
Feb 3, 2023 10:21 pm (GMT -5) (Feb 4, 2023 03:21 GMT)

3 km
30 km southwest of Changuinola, Provincia de Bocas del Toro, Panama
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 7 x 109 joules (1.94 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.67 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

Latest seismic signals

Seismic station: Heredia, Costa Rica (HDC/G network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Heredia, Costa Rica: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) last 60 minutes. Source: IRIS query builder webtool
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San José Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in San José?

The last earthquake in San José occurred 21 hours ago: Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - 16 km north of Buenos Aires, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 at 12:09 am (GMT -6).

How many quakes were there in San José today?

In the past 24 hours, San José, Costa Rica had 3 quakes up to magnitude 3.2.

What was the strongest quake in San José today?

The strongest earthquake in San José today occurred 21 hours ago: Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - 12 km west of Ciudad de Limon, Costa Rica, on Friday, Feb 3, 2023 at 11:48 pm (GMT -6).

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