M 5.7 in Costa Rica on 10 Jun 2021 23:27 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID EQ 1272576
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 8.961 , -85.423
Event Date: 10 Jun 2021 23:27 UTC
10 Jun 2021 17:27 Local
Exposed Population: 110000 people in MMI>=IV
About 14000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 11 Jun 2021 01:11 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 2.7 (Costa Rica)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000ebw8 Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.71  
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 23 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

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4.2 temblores asociados con uno de los terremotos más lentos de Nueva ... Sun, 13 Jun 2021 06:46:00 +0200.

Una explicación del terremoto de deslizamiento lento asociado con la zona de subducción de Hikurangi en Nueva Zelanda. / Ciencia GNS. Él vino, probablemente provocó una ola de vibraciones, luego se fue. Pero uno de los terremotos más largos
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Qué son los ‘terremotos lentos’ (y cómo podrían ayudar a la ciencia a ... Sat, 12 Jun 2021 22:33:00 +0200.

A diferencia de los temblores que sacuden la superficie, los sismos lentos liberan energía poco a poco a lo largo de semanas o meses , lo que los hace imperceptibles y nada destructivos. Pero los expertos dicen que estudiarlos es muy import
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No damage as magnitude 5.7 quake shakes Costa RicaFri, 11 Jun 2021 17:23:00 +0200.

A magnitude 5.7 earthquake with an epicenter off the Pacific coast of Costa Rica shook much the country at 5:27 p.m. on Thursday, the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) said. The epicenter was located 118
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (44), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),