at 16:16 November 10, 2020 UTC, Location: Epicenter at 10.484, -86.245 The seismic event began at 11:23 p.m. on Tuesday. (54.2 miles), 2020-08-24 21:51:09 UTC Subscribe to ad-free EarthquakeTrack Plus for the best earthquake tracking experience plus additional features and subscriber-only perks. San Juan del Sur Epicenter at 10.63, -86.512 Recent earthquakes in Costa Rica - complete list & interactive map Updated 30 Nov 2020 09:15 GMT - During the past 30 days, Costa Rica was shaken by 2 quakes of magnitude 5.0 or above, 18 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 88 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 43 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. San Juan del Sur The earthquake was centered 30 kilometers north of San Jose (the country’s capital) and just 4.5 kilometers (2.8 miles) below the surface, a depth shallow enough to ensure strong shaking at the surface. at 01:39 November 06, 2020 UTC, Location: San Marcos Join the discussion on Facebook or Twitter and find more about temblor, tremor or quakes that have occurred in Costa Rica quakes. Moyogalpa Sardinal The … (44.2 miles), 2020-11-10 18:43:28 UTC Epicenter at 10.69, -86.42 at 02:33 June 28, 2020 UTC, Location: 10.2 km from Today, at 7:44 am, an intense earthquake shook much of the national territory of Costa Rica.. at 12:10 July 29, 2020 UTC, Location: Epicenter at 11.134, -86.909 Masachapa Epicenter at 11.824, -86.605 Epicenter at 9.364, -84.089 at 07:08 July 13, 2020 UTC, Location: The temblor was reported at 19:01:52 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter). Earthquakes are quite common in Costa Rica with small ones occurring daily and tremors strong enough to feel a few times a year. Masachapa (0.2 miles), 2020-09-15 22:08:09 UTC 5.2 km from 62.2 km from (6.2 miles). SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 shook Costa Rica on Sunday night, knocking items from shelves and sending people rushing outside in panic. (2.2 miles), 2020-10-11 22:30:49 UTC The most recent deadly quake struck north of the central valley January 8, 2009 and claimed 34 lives in and around the small village of Cinchona. Earthquakes in Costa Rica today. Earthquake news and analysis on current events, Plate Tectonics, Seismometers, quake prediction, environment, Tsunamis, Seismologists, Prediction, live now, videos, information, pictures and much more. A magnitude 6.1 earthquake caused at least 20 deaths in Costa Rica on January 8, 2009, said the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Masachapa The short answer is, “Yes.” But there’s a much longer answer because the real question is, “Do I need to worry about earthquakes in Costa Rica?” And the short answer to that is “No.” Costa Rica, and therefore every property in Costa Rica, is on the “Ring of Fire.” Epicenter at 10.853, -86.453 Sardinal Epicenter at 10.714, -86.198 Epicenter at 10.716, -86.41 A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 has shaken Costa Rica, the Associated Press is reporting. 2020-11-26 11:51:45 UTC (35.2 miles), 2020-07-13 07:08:49 UTC at 22:38 July 12, 2020 UTC, Location: Epicenter at 9.874, -84.352 A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes near San José San Francisco Alajuela Paraíso San I… at 03:30 May 20, 2020 UTC, Location: (52.2 miles), 2020-09-02 05:04:22 UTC 71.2 km from (3.2 miles), 2020-06-28 02:33:15 UTC at 01:06 August 11, 2020 UTC, Location: Epicenter at 10.413, -86.162 We list magnitude, date, epicentral localization, maps, wave forms, the largest, tsunami hazards and last earthquakes in this state/area, Costa Rica. 44.2 km from We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. (39.2 miles), 2020-03-30 17:15:08 UTC Epicenter at 11.678, -87.083 at 22:30 October 11, 2020 UTC, Location: (2.2 miles), 2020-08-11 01:06:15 UTC Today Costa Rica. at 00:03 September 10, 2020 UTC, Location: A tsunami warning was issued shortly afterwards, but later cancelled. Masachapa 1 1974 Costa Rica earthquake: 1974-02-28: 5.8 1966 Costa Rica earthquake: 1966-04-09: 5.7 1910 Costa Rica earthquake: 1910-05-04: Cartago: 6.4 700 at 08:58 June 21, 2020 UTC, Location: (3.2 miles), 2020-07-29 12:10:23 UTC The quake was centered 16 km west of Jacó, Costa Rica, at a depth of 10 km, according to the USGS.It gave the quake preliminary magnitude of 6.8, but later downgraded it. 83.2 km from 45.2 km from San Juan del Sur 86.2 km from (47.2 miles), 2020-04-15 13:30:34 UTC Epicenter at 10.894, -86.637 Ángeles 6.2 km from Masachapa The tremor had an epicenter near Boruca, Buenos Aires, in the province of Puntarenas, and was felt through much of Costa Rica. Costa Rica: A 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit the Panama-Costa Rica border around midnight on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, with the potential to cause casualties and "significant damage". El Crucero (28.2 miles), 2020-11-15 01:56:13 UTC Earthquakes in Costa Rica In Costa Rica there are partly large earthquakes with strengths of more than 7.0, which cause damages within a radius of over 100 kilometers. at 13:30 April 15, 2020 UTC, Location: Great World Earthquakes Magnitude 8 or more, Moderate World Earthquakes Magnitude 5–5.9, Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Finca Blanco in Panama, Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Punta de Burica in Panama, Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Sardinal in Costa Rica, Light earthquake: M4.8 quake has struck near Sardinal in Costa Rica, Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag was detected near Ángeles in Costa Rica, Minor earthquake, 3.8 mag has occurred near San Marcos in Costa Rica, Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 3 km SE of Rivas, Nicaragua, Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Rivas in Nicaragua, Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Finca Blanco in Panama, Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 15 km W of Finca Blanco, Panama, Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag was detected near Santiago in Costa Rica, Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Golfito in Costa Rica, Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Moyogalpa in Nicaragua, Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Finca Blanco in Panama, Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 11 km W of Puerto Armuelles, Panama, Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 7 km SW of Finca Blanco, Panama, Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Punta de Burica in Panama, Light earthquake, 4.9 mag strikes near Finca Blanco in Panama, Moderate earthquake 5.3 mag, 1 km N of Manaca Norte, Panama, Moderate earthquake, 5.6 mag was detected near Finca Blanco in Panama. (55.2 miles), 2020-11-02 12:17:29 UTC 77.2 km from CNN's Jenny Harrison takes a closer look. Epicenter at 9.575, -84.631 at 05:01 November 01, 2020 UTC, Location: (25.2 miles), 2020-05-20 03:30:37 UTC Major quakes strike about once a decade but no tourist has ever been killed or seriously injured by an earthquake in Costa Rica. (59.2 miles), 2020-11-01 05:01:09 UTC at 17:15 March 30, 2020 UTC, Location: 5.2 km from Earthquake breaking news, Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9, Earthquake breaking news, Moderate World Earthquakes Magnitude 5–5.9, Earthquake breaking news, Minor World Earthquakes Magnitude -3.9, © 2020 Earthquakes today - Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today. Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today. The epicentre … QCOSTARICA – A 5.7 magnitude earthquake, with its epicenter in San Jose, it at 11:01 pm Saturday, October 31, and was strongly perceived in different parts of the Central Valley. Epicenter at 11.998, -86.368 Epicenter at 11.396, -85.622 Epicenter at 11.413, -85.802 The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Three earthquakes between 3.7 and 4.4 magnitude on the Richter scale shook Costa Rica yesterday but there were no reports of property damage or injured people said the National Seismological Network (RSN). Epicenter at 10.783, -86.38 94.2 km from 87.2 km from at 05:04 September 02, 2020 UTC, Location: Earthquake in Costa Rica: A 6.9-magnitude earthquake shook Costa Rica at 8:28 pm last Sunday, November 12th, with an epicenter approximately 15 km southwest of the Central Pacific beach town of Esterillos, according to the National University’s Vulcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI). 40.2 km from at 18:40 April 15, 2020 UTC, Location: The tremor that, according to OVSICORI, had a 5.4, originated in 5.7 kilometers southwest of Finca Fifty-One; Panama, it occurred with a depth of 10 kilometers.. Other towns near the epicenter are 6.1 kilometers, Southwest of Guabito; Panama, 6.5 kilometers Southwest of Sixaola, Talamanca, … Epicenter at 11.148, -86.896 Santiago 90.2 km from 17.2 km from Epicenter at 10.005, -84.065 84.2 km from Epicenter at 11.657, -86.914 Information and facts about all earthquakes today. (50.2 miles), 2020-08-31 20:25:20 UTC 1983 Costa Rica earthquake 1983-04-02 Golfito 7.2 VIII 26 km Subduction of the Cocos Plate under the Caribbean Plate. A 7.6-magnitude earthquake hits western Costa Rica. A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Parrita in Costa Rica. (11.2 miles), 2020-09-02 07:06:10 UTC The most significant recent earthquake came in 1991, when a magnitude-7.4 quake killed 23 people and injured 500, as well as causing hundreds of casualties in neighbouring Costa Rica… Epicenter at 11.467, -86.99 Two people are known to have died, one from a heart attack and another, a construction worker, crushed by a collapsing wall. Costa Rica is located on the Ring of Fire, faults lines in the Earth’s crust around the Pacific Ocean, which is a hotspot for earthquake activity. With a magnitude of 7.6 Mw, this was one of the strongest earthquakes ever recorded in Costa Rica. (35.2 miles), 2020-06-03 05:39:58 UTC Further north, two months earlier a 7.1-magnitude earthquake killed more than 300 people in Mexico. Epicenter at 11.126, -86.958 Epicenter at 11.441, -85.815 at 18:43 November 10, 2020 UTC, Location: (58.2 miles), 2020-09-10 00:03:50 UTC Epicenter at 11.419, -86.89 Jacó The epicenter was at 9.996°N 85.318°W on the Nicoya Peninsula, roughly 11 km east-southeast of the city Nicoya.