Mild magnitude 4.6 earthquake 110 km west of Liberia, Costa Rica
Fri, 6 Nov 2020, 01:59
01:59 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
4.6 quake 1 km WSW of La Cruz, Costa Rica, 5 Nov 7.39 pm (GMT -6)
A shallow magnitude 4.6 earthquake was reported early night close to the city of Sardinal, Costa Rica.
In accordance with the Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Research (INETER), the quake hit on Thursday 5 November 2020 at 7.39 pm native time at a shallow depth of 10 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt extra strongly than deeper ones as they’re nearer to the floor. The magnitude, actual location of the epicenter, and depth of the quake are more likely to be revised inside the subsequent few hours or minutes as seismologists overview knowledge and refine their calculations, or as different businesses concern their report.
Based mostly on the preliminary seismic knowledge, the quake mustn’t have brought about any vital harm, however was most likely felt by many individuals as gentle vibration within the space of the epicenter. Weak shaking might need been felt in Sardinal (pop. 3,300) positioned 88 km from the epicenter, San Juan del Sur (pop. 7,800) 91 km away, Belén (pop. 2,700) 97 km away, La Cruz (pop. 4,300) 100 km away, Tola (pop. 2,600) 103 km away, Rivas (pop. 30,300) 109 km away, Liberia (pop. 45,400) 110 km away, and Nicoya (pop. 15,300) 122 km away.
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Date & time: Fri, 6 Nov 01:39 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.497°N / 86.584°W
Main knowledge supply: INETER