Costa Rica multi-source realtime earthquakes list - Lista sismos Costa Rica

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The list below shows the most recent Costa Rica earthquakes.
La siguiente lista muestra los sismos de Costa Rica más reciente.
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Massive Quake hits Costa Rica and generates a lot of damage - Sept.5, 2012

No listed earthquakes means that there were NO recent earthquakes detected by USGS, EMSC and/or GEOFON.
Si no hay sismos listados significa que NO han habido sismos detectados por USGS, EMSC y/o GEOFON.

Label info : M = magnitude, D = depth (km), Time = UTC – Costa Rica time = UTC -6

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
EMSC Costa Rica Sep 18 21:09 3.2 18 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Costa Rica Sep 18 11:23 4.8 42 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Quepos, Costa Rica Sep 18 11:23 4.7 44 MAP
EMSC Costa Rica Sep 18 11:23 4.7 44 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Jaco - Just felt bed shake very slight for a couple seconds
  • San Isidro del General - light side to side motion, lasted about 6-7 seconds.
  • USGS Puerto Limon, Costa Rica Sep 18 04:58 4.8 16 MAP
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Sep 18 04:58 4.8 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Uvita - My bed was staking for 3 seconds
  • GEOFON Panama-costa Rica Border Region Sep 18 04:58 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Sep 17 14:16 3.1 14 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Playa Chiquita - 10 secons
  • Santa Ana - Moderate shaking
  • Cahuita - Felt sharp, not the rolling kind. Lasted about a minute. Things fell off the shelves.
  • Puerto viejo - Shaking lasted about 3-4 seconds... no damage. I was laying in bed asleep and was awaken by the movement.
  • EMSC Costa Rica Sep 17 06:28 3.3 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Sep 17 02:44 3.7 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Sep 16 15:45 3.2 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Sep 15 23:22 3.5 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • San Jose - Very weak shaking
  • EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Sep 13 15:54 3.2 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Sep 12 10:39 3.3 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Sep 12 02:21 3.7 31 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Sep 11 11:58 3.3 22 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Hatillo, Savegre, Costa Rica - Light shaking
  • EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Sep 10 19:40 3.6 27 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Sep 10 15:16 3.0 4 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Sep 09 21:35 3.4 11 MAP
    EMSC Costa Rica Sep 09 21:29 3.2 23 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Sep 09 14:36 3.0 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Sep 09 00:47 3.7 19 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Panama-costa Rica Border Region Sep 08 23:28 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Sep 08 23:28 4.4 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Sep 08 22:56 4.2 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Sep 08 22:00 3.1 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Sep 08 21:15 3.3 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Sep 08 15:39 4.5 17 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Sep 08 13:39 3.8 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Sep 08 13:13 3.8 24 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Sep 07 22:17 3.4 24 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Sep 07 18:03 3.1 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Sep 06 23:16 3.9 24 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Sep 06 01:15 3.6 26 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Sep 06 00:42 3.0 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Sep 05 13:07 3.4 60 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Sep 05 12:35 3.7 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Sep 05 01:32 3.8 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Sep 04 16:34 3.7 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Sep 04 13:24 3.3 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Sep 03 15:54 3.6 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Sep 03 13:27 4.6 16 MAP
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Sep 03 13:19 4.3 17 MAP
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Sep 03 12:52 4.0 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Sep 02 23:01 3.1 29 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Sep 02 17:23 3.4 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Sep 01 13:52 3.6 14 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Sep 01 03:05 3.6 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Aug 31 01:57 3.4 18 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Aug 30 18:20 3.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Aug 30 13:45 4.4 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Panama-costa Rica Border Region Aug 30 05:37 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Aug 30 05:37 4.7 7 MAP
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 30 03:25 3.6 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 28 23:54 3.4 32 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Panama-costa Rica Border Region Aug 28 23:17 4.7 37 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Aug 28 23:17 4.5 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 27 21:55 3.1 27 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 27 16:04 3.1 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 26 22:49 3.9 24 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 26 20:34 3.3 27 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 26 18:41 3.8 22 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 26 15:33 3.6 8 MAP
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 26 15:14 3.1 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Aug 26 11:44 3.8 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Aug 25 20:23 3.4 21 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 25 01:37 3.4 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 24 17:23 3.0 32 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 24 03:41 3.5 57 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 23 20:58 3.4 42 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Aug 23 19:06 3.6 35 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Aug 23 14:59 3.6 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 23 02:35 3.1 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 22 23:18 3.2 43 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 20 16:21 4.4 49 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 20 04:20 3.6 51 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS San Jose, Costa Rica Aug 19 21:25 4.4 195 MAP
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 19 21:25 4.4 195 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Costa Rica Aug 19 21:25 4.2 202 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 18 15:23 3.6 27 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Aug 18 13:45 3.1 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 17 19:05 3.0 62 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Aug 16 01:42 3.5 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 16 00:01 3.1 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 15 23:56 3.0 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 15 01:16 3.5 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 14 21:18 3.0 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Aug 14 14:30 3.2 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 14 13:46 3.1 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 13 23:11 4.1 21 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 13 20:33 3.1 17 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 13 13:12 3.1 45 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Aug 12 16:04 3.0 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Aug 12 12:25 5.0 22 MAP
    USGS Sardinal, Costa Rica Aug 12 12:25 4.5 48 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Off Coast Of Costa Rica Aug 12 12:25 4.6 44 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 12 11:25 3.5 26 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Aug 12 11:00 3.2 29 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 12 09:54 3.4 33 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 12 05:04 3.4 29 MAP I Felt It INFO

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET


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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
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    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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    Comments

    1. Hazel KITE says:

      woke up to loud rumbling and then our hotel shaking violently with the walls moving from side to side.This was my first earthquake and very scary

    2. Penelope del Toboso says:

      This shake was very strong and lasted quiet a bit. I was prepared for something worst. Fortunately it passed. Let's hope there are no more replicas.