Latest quakes in or near Costa Rica in the past 48 hours on Thursday, August 18, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated Aug 18, 2022 00:43 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 48 hours:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 4
  • 8 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 9 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
In the past 48 hours, Costa Rica was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 4.4, 8 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 9 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.

Strongest quake: Mag. 4.4 | North Pacific Ocean, Panama -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near Costa Rica (updated )

Past 24 hours:6 quakes | 3 quakes M2+ | 3 quakes M3+
Past 7 days:72 quakes | 40 quakes M2+ | 25 quakes M3+ | 5 quakes M4+
Past 30 days:263 quakes | 115 quakes M2+ | 120 quakes M3+ | 24 quakes M4+
Past 90 days:832 quakes | 339 quakes M2+ | 423 quakes M3+ | 60 quakes M4+ | 1 quake M5+
Past 365 days:2,862 quakes | 1,085 quakes M2+ | 1,504 quakes M3+ | 225 quakes M4+ | 13 quakes M5+ | 3 quakes M6+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (18 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 GMT (6 quakes)
Aug 17, 2022 5:31 pm (GMT -6) (Aug 17, 2022 23:31 GMT)
3.9

30 km
North Pacific Ocean, 151 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua
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Aug 17, 2022 2:36 pm (GMT -6) (Aug 17, 2022 20:36 GMT)
3.4

13 km
North Pacific Ocean, 156 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua
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Aug 17, 2022 12:58 pm (GMT -6) (Aug 17, 2022 18:58 GMT)
2.7

66 km
20 km northwest of San Isidro, Costa Rica MoreMap
Aug 17, 2022 7:15 am (GMT -6) (Aug 17, 2022 13:15 GMT)
2.3

5 km
49 km south of Juigalpa, Departamento de Chontales, Nicaragua MoreMap
Aug 17, 2022 5:21 am (GMT -6) (Aug 17, 2022 11:21 GMT)
2.7

26 km
North Pacific Ocean, 95 km southwest of Leon, Nicaragua MoreMap
Aug 17, 2022 5:11 am (GMT -6) (Aug 17, 2022 11:11 GMT)
3.2

15 km
North Pacific Ocean, 65 km southwest of San Isidro, Costa Rica
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Tuesday, August 16, 2022 GMT (12 quakes)
Aug 16, 2022 5:02 pm (GMT -6) (Aug 16, 2022 23:02 GMT)
2.9

3 km
26 km southwest of Ciudad de Limon, Costa Rica
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Aug 16, 2022 2:49 pm (GMT -6) (Aug 16, 2022 20:49 GMT)
2.6

5 km
15 km west of Alajuela, Costa Rica
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Aug 16, 2022 3:47 pm (GMT -5) (Aug 16, 2022 20:47 GMT)
4.4

10 km
North Pacific Ocean, Panama
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Aug 16, 2022 1:15 pm (GMT -6) (Aug 16, 2022 19:15 GMT)
3.0

47 km
North Pacific Ocean, 38 km southwest of Jinotepe, Carazo, Nicaragua
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Aug 16, 2022 11:28 am (GMT -5) (Aug 16, 2022 16:28 GMT)
3.1

15 km
37 km west of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama
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Aug 16, 2022 9:03 am (GMT -6) (Aug 16, 2022 15:03 GMT)
2.8

23 km
North Pacific Ocean, 34 km south of Puntarenas, Costa Rica MoreMap
Aug 16, 2022 7:32 am (GMT -6) (Aug 16, 2022 13:32 GMT)
3.0

88 km
North Pacific Ocean, 88 km southwest of Jinotepe, Carazo, Nicaragua
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Aug 16, 2022 5:33 am (GMT -6) (Aug 16, 2022 11:33 GMT)
2.5

69 km
11 km south of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica MoreMap
Aug 16, 2022 4:21 am (GMT -6) (Aug 16, 2022 10:21 GMT)
2.0

3 km
Provincia de Alajuela, 27 km northeast of Canas, Costa Rica MoreMap
Aug 16, 2022 3:53 am (GMT -6) (Aug 16, 2022 09:53 GMT)
2.6

22 km
19 km north of Golfito, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica MoreMap
Aug 15, 2022 11:47 pm (GMT -6) (Aug 16, 2022 05:47 GMT)
3.2

49 km
Provincia de Guanacaste, 38 km northwest of Puntarenas, Costa Rica
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Aug 15, 2022 9:33 pm (GMT -6) (Aug 16, 2022 03:33 GMT)
3.2

39 km
North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua, 79 km west of Liberia, Costa Rica
I FELT IT
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 3.3 x 1011 joules (91.1 megawatt hours, equivalent to 78.4 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Costa Rica Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Costa Rica?

The last earthquake in Costa Rica occurred 1 hour and 13 minutes ago: Light mag. 3.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 151 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua, on Wednesday, Aug 17, 2022 at 5:31 pm (GMT -6).

How many quakes were there in Costa Rica in the past 48 hours?

In the past 48 hours, Costa Rica had 18 quakes up to magnitude 4.4.

What was the strongest quake in Costa Rica in the past 48 hours?

The strongest earthquake in Costa Rica in the past 48 hours occurred 1 day 4 hours ago: Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, Panama, on Tuesday, Aug 16, 2022 at 3:47 pm (GMT -5).

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