Central America (realtime) earthquakes list - Sismos en América Central

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
EMSC Costa Rica Jan 17 18:08 3.7 22 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Costa Rica Jan 17 11:40 4.7 4 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Jan 17 09:15 3.8 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Costa Rica Jan 17 03:19 3.7 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore El Salvador Jan 16 20:47 3.6 17 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Jan 16 17:19 4.1 14 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Riu Guanacaste - Moderate shaking
  • Gaunacaste - I felt it for about 4 seconds, it was my fist earthquake, as we live most of the time in Toronto Canada
  • El Paso - January 16, boom sound around 8:30 pm A boom sounds at 1:19pm January 17,2018 No damage just loud sound
  • Playas del Coco - Big thump them shaking for 10-12 seconds. No damage
  • Tamarindo - Shaking just after 9:00 AM lasting about 5 seconds.
  • Managua - Light shaking
  • Guanacaste - We felt a slight tremor. It was awesome!
  • Detroit - No known damage entire building shook and we felt the vibration through the foundation.
  • Riu palace guanacasta - Strong shaking
  • guanacaste - Hotel shook for about 20 seconds weird sensation as I have never felt it before as Iam from the uk
  • Playa Hermosa,Guanacaste - Jan 16, 2018 @ 9:03-04 Approximately 4 seconds of mild shaking, one moderately loud house structure creak at the start. During the shaking and for a few seconds afterward, water on the pool surface had unusual geometric pattern.
  • Whenuakite - My wife and i felt light shaking for two seconds
  • EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Jan 16 15:41 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Off Coast Of Costa Rica Jan 16 15:03 5.9 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Redondo - Seemed a lot more but I was on my bedroom and on-line. It lasted almost 20 seconds, brought down several books and DVDs, 2 of the 3 paintings hanging on the wall fell and plaster and dust fell from the ceiling. My cat came to me shaking and ..rumbling and clawing me less than a minute before. Dogs outside or nearby flats had begun to bark then (before). All calm now but room is in chaos.
  • Ma\\\'amir - PETRO CHINA COMPOUND - STRONG SHAKING, WINDOWS BROKEN, WALLS CRACKED, PEOPLE EXITED ALL BUILDINGS, LASTED FOR OVER 30MIN, 4:42 to 5:27 IRAQ TIME, JAN 18 2018
  • Castelo de Vide - Very weak shaking
  • Piraeus - Moderate shaking
  • Athene - De hele vloer trilde en spullen op tafel etc ook
  • Athens - It was like a strong blast around 22:30 local time
  • Mercedes Sur de Puriscal - Weak shaking
  • Matapalo Guanacaste - Weak shaking
  • Flamingo - Light shaking
  • Playa Hermosa - Lasted only a few seconds. Felt the house move/shake.
  • Playa hermosa - Light shaking
  • Playa del coc - 0.5 minute, no damage
  • Potrero - No damage. Shook to 10-15 seconds. Really rattled the door and terrace railing
  • Managua - Pool water moving and bed shaking for 4 or 5 seconds.
  • Surfside, Guanacoste - Condo swaying, lights swaying
  • Tola - Seems much bigger than a 4.6
  • Las mearas - Moderate shaking
  • Potrero - Just a few seconds then a few more moderate shakes
  • Playa Ocotal - Approx 20 seconds total duration. Seemed to subside after about 15 seconds and restart again for another few. No damage, lots of rattling doors and glassware - felt in and out.
  • Liberia - Moderate shaking for about 4 to 5 seconds with a small after for about 2 seconds
  • Las Catalinas - Light shaking
  • Potrero - No damage. Pretty good shake.
  • Nosara - Sitting in rocking chair outside, chair seemed to rock by itself. No other indications observed, no damage, lasted 5-8 seconds.
  • coco/ocotal - no damage 5 seconds of shaking the building and furniture
  • Papagayo Peninsula - Five seconds. Seated on outdoor patio for breakfast. Felt movement. No damage.
  • Playa hermosa - Few seconds
  • Guancaste - Light shaking
  • Playa Del Coco - I noticed 10 - 12 seconds. Felt the floor and building vibrate. Long stemmed flexible lamps were bobbing up and down. Ceiling fan blades were dipping up and down.
  • Tamarindo - Very weak shaking
  • USGS San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua Jan 16 15:03 5.9 30 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Parrita, Costa Rica Jan 16 13:34 4.3 14 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Costa Rica Jan 16 13:34 4.3 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Chiapas, Mexico Jan 16 13:04 3.8 133 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS La Libertad, El Salvador Jan 16 08:24 4.8 49 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Off Coast Of Central America Jan 16 08:24 4.6 59 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off The Coast Of El Salvador Jan 16 08:24 4.8 47 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON North Of Honduras Jan 16 05:46 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Jan 15 23:58 3.4 42 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Jiquilillo, Nicaragua Jan 15 19:09 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Near Coast Of Nicaragua Jan 15 19:09 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Jan 15 14:47 4.3 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Chiapas, Mexico Jan 15 14:36 4.2 44 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Jan 15 09:42 3.2 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Jan 15 08:38 3.6 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Jan 15 01:23 3.6 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Savannah Bight, Honduras Jan 14 19:46 4.4 33 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC North Of Honduras Jan 14 19:46 4.4 33 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near Coast Of Nicaragua Jan 14 15:21 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Jiquilillo, Nicaragua Jan 14 15:21 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Chiapas, Mexico Jan 14 09:08 3.6 87 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Jan 14 04:19 4.2 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Jan 13 13:01 4.5 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Jan 13 12:58 3.9 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador Jan 13 01:43 4.2 62 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore El Salvador Jan 13 01:43 4.2 62 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Jan 12 19:20 3.5 18 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Playa Potero - Noticed a low slow sway while in bed. Waves did hit the shore harder for a half hour.
  • EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Jan 12 18:38 3.7 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Jan 12 17:42 4.1 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Jan 12 15:07 3.5 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Jan 12 12:38 3.6 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Jan 12 10:27 3.4 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Jan 12 08:49 3.9 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Jan 12 05:43 3.2 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Jan 12 05:41 3.4 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Jan 12 05:37 3.6 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Jan 12 05:05 3.5 65 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador Jan 12 04:23 4.7 28 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore El Salvador Jan 12 04:23 4.7 29 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Jan 12 00:36 4.4 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Jan 11 20:47 3.7 24 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Jaco - 1 second
  • EMSC Costa Rica Jan 11 19:57 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Bijagua, Costa Rica Jan 11 19:57 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Jan 11 19:07 3.2 4 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Jan 11 19:03 3.6 6 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Costa Rica Jan 11 18:38 3.9 4 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC El Salvador Jan 11 18:19 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Soyapango, El Salvador Jan 11 18:19 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Jan 11 18:06 3.4 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Costa Rica Jan 11 17:58 4.0 6 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Costa Rica Jan 11 17:35 3.7 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Jan 11 17:13 3.6 3 MAP I Felt It

    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) ?
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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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