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 Off Coast Of Costa Rica Dec 13 14:23 4.8 28 MAP
GEOFON Off Coast Of Costa Rica Dec 13 14:23 4.8 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Costa Rica Dec 13 01:35 3.2 105 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Las Catalinas - Weak shaking
  • EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Dec 12 13:19 3.3 27 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Dec 11 17:31 3.8 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Dec 11 14:56 3.1 14 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Dec 10 02:14 3.5 14 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Dec 09 01:45 3.8 54 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Dec 08 18:31 5.0 53 MAP
    GEOFON Costa Rica Dec 08 18:31 4.9 27 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Paraiso - Moderate shaking
  • Nosara - Light shaking
  • playa del coco - 4-5 seconds then another one 2-3 seconds after
  • Caña fistula - Moderate shaking
  • Brasilito - The shaking lasted five seconds or so. The noise was really load and scary. It sounded like there was heavy construction in the floors above us.
  • Sarchi - Was lying in bed and felt the bed shaking. Was steady and lasted about 25 seconds.
  • Nosara - Strong boom sound prior to the shaking lasting 6 - 7 seconds, the dog was noticeably scared
  • Playa Conchal. Westin resort. - Sounded like a Big explosion, the floor and building seemed to wobble for 1 to 2 seconds. Then it was over.
  • Playa Grande - Seemed about 25 seconds, no damage, a bit scary, got under a door way with baby!! Kinda intense
  • Tamarindo - 3-4 seconds
  • USGS Samara, Costa Rica Dec 08 18:31 5.2 10 MAP
    EMSC Costa Rica Dec 06 19:04 3.8 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Dec 06 13:14 3.7 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Dec 06 13:09 3.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Dec 05 16:27 3.5 24 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Dec 05 01:03 4.2 35 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Dec 04 11:01 3.8 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Montezuma, Puntarenas - Light shaking
  • EMSC Costa Rica Dec 03 16:15 3.8 177 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Dec 03 15:45 3.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Dec 03 04:06 3.0 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Dec 02 23:51 3.4 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Dec 02 15:08 3.5 93 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Dec 01 16:42 3.0 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Nov 30 07:45 4.1 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Nov 30 00:41 4.0 14 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Nov 29 18:53 3.9 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Nov 27 22:59 3.1 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 27 16:45 3.0 39 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS San Jose, Costa Rica Nov 27 03:52 4.4 199 MAP
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 27 03:52 4.4 199 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 26 23:25 3.1 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Nov 25 21:46 3.6 23 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 25 01:38 3.5 76 MAP
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 25 01:33 5.0 80 MAP
    GEOFON Costa Rica Nov 25 01:33 4.9 80 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Samara - Weak shaking
  • USGS Pocosol, Costa Rica Nov 25 01:33 5.0 77 MAP
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Nov 23 18:19 3.6 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Curridabat - Light shaking
  • EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Nov 23 14:58 3.7 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Jaco, Costa Rica Nov 22 09:07 4.3 35 MAP
    GEOFON Costa Rica Nov 22 09:07 4.5 23 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Nov 21 12:43 3.1 22 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 20 23:26 3.1 26 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Jaco - Lasted approx 3 second at 3:09am. No damage noted
  • Jaco - Building shook. The shaking woke me up
  • EMSC Costa Rica Nov 20 13:45 3.1 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Nov 20 12:48 3.5 23 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Nov 18 20:09 4.3 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 17 01:12 3.1 24 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 17 01:05 3.0 10 MAP
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 17 00:47 3.7 13 MAP
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 17 00:34 3.3 23 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 16 16:28 3.4 21 MAP
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 16 16:06 3.6 23 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 15 03:13 3.7 32 MAP
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 15 02:55 3.7 29 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 14 12:41 3.4 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 14 01:22 3.2 6 MAP
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 14 01:11 3.2 26 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 13 20:26 3.2 83 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 13 08:06 3.3 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Nov 13 02:09 3.2 27 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 11 16:28 3.6 80 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 11 15:04 3.3 142 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Nov 11 14:05 3.6 18 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 11 04:04 3.5 84 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Nov 10 21:11 3.4 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 09 20:46 3.7 24 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 09 09:59 3.6 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Atenas - Very brief bump, less than 1 second. No damage. Nov. 9, 2019, approx 4:00 am local.
  • EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Nov 09 09:17 3.3 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Nov 09 08:15 3.1 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Nov 07 17:59 3.4 26 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 07 02:11 4.1 74 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 06 20:39 3.5 51 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Nov 06 14:43 3.3 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 06 13:51 3.0 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 06 06:49 3.6 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Nov 06 00:52 3.9 20 MAP
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Nov 06 00:36 4.0 19 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 05 04:37 3.0 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 04 14:27 3.5 44 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 03 14:42 3.7 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 03 00:12 3.0 29 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Nov 01 11:35 3.6 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Oct 30 19:20 3.4 78 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Oct 30 18:29 3.5 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Oct 29 20:40 3.0 65 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Oct 29 18:50 4.5 70 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Colon, Costa Rica Oct 29 18:50 4.3 65 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Oct 28 01:58 3.7 117 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Oct 25 13:39 3.0 24 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Oct 24 12:23 3.2 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Oct 24 11:06 3.8 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Oct 24 03:45 3.3 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Oct 24 01:34 3.6 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Oct 24 00:49 3.2 27 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Oct 22 14:55 3.2 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Oct 21 18:30 3.6 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Oct 20 22:21 3.3 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Oct 20 13:18 4.2 14 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Oct 18 15:18 3.3 4 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Oct 17 18:14 3.3 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Oct 17 13:06 4.2 39 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.
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    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) ?
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    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.