Very strong (dangerous) earthquake at an intermediate depth near San Jose, Costa Rica

Recap of the May 13 Costa Rica earthquake : At 4:47 PM a very strong earthquake with a hypocenter (focal point) at intermediate depth and an epicenter only 25 km from the capital San Jose, has scared all the Costa Ricans and also parts of Panama and Nicaragua.  Especially the depth of the explosion … [Read more...]

Very strong M 6.2 earthquake at a safe distance out of the Crete (Greece) coast

UPDATE 23:55 UTC : Some EMSC Felt reports : Sitia (60 km SW from epicenter) : Abrupt initial jerking, followed by strong shaking for about 10 seconds Sitia (60 km SW from epicenter) : At first I thought my father was shaking my chair but he woke actually up because he felt the shaking. My … [Read more...]