Very powerful but luckily deep earthquake in Costa Rica

Earthquake Report comment : On 10/9/2010 1:54:06 AM UTC (about 20:17h local time) an earthquake of magnitude 5.9 occurred in the very highly populated region of Alajuela in Costa Rica. As the hypocenter of the earthquake was at a depth of nearly 100 km, the impact was felt in a vary big area, but … [Read more...]

Strong Magnitude 5.1 earthquake strikes the Costa Rica coast

Earthquake Report comment : The (preliminary) epicenter of the earthquake is located just outside Puntarenas, the cruise terminal city. The earthquake hypocenter was at a shallow depth of 25 km. The area is well known by tourists visiting the Reserva Biologica Guayabo in the Gulf of Nicoya. The Gulf … [Read more...]