Costa Rica has had: (M1.5 or greater)

  • 0 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 0 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 4 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 60 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The largest earthquake in Costa Rica:


A

7.6 magnitude earthquake

2012-09-05 14:42:07 UTC at 14:42
September 05, 2012 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 10.085, -85.315
11.2 km from Hojancha (7.2 miles)

Coast Of Costa Rica

Depth: 35 km

B
1991-04-22 21:56:51 UTC 7.6 magnitude, 10 km depth
Limón, Limón, Costa Rica

7.6 magnitude earthquake

1991-04-22 21:56:51 UTC at 21:56
April 22, 1991 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 9.685, -83.073
34.2 km from Limón (21.2 miles)

Coast Of Costa Rica

Depth: 10 km

C

7.5 magnitude earthquake

1950-10-05 16:09:42 UTC at 16:09
October 05, 1950 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 10.481, -85.046
7.2 km from Cañas (4.2 miles)

Coast Of Costa Rica

Depth: 97 km

D

7.5 magnitude earthquake

1934-07-18 01:36:31 UTC at 01:36
July 18, 1934 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 7.903, -82.492
43.2 km from Punta de Burica (27.2 miles)

South Of Panama

Depth: 30 km

E

7.3 magnitude earthquake

1990-03-25 13:22:55 UTC at 13:22
March 25, 1990 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 9.919, -84.808
7.2 km from Puntarenas (4.2 miles)

Coast Of Costa Rica

Depth: 22 km

F

7.3 magnitude earthquake

1941-12-05 20:47:03 UTC at 20:47
December 05, 1941 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 8.396, -83.457
44.2 km from Golfito (27.2 miles)

Coast Of Costa Rica

Depth: 20 km

G

7.2 magnitude earthquake

1962-07-26 08:14:46 UTC at 08:14
July 26, 1962 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 7.512, -82.729
59.2 km from Punta de Burica (37.2 miles)

South Of Panama

Depth: 25 km

H

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1983-04-03 02:50:01 UTC at 02:50
April 03, 1983 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 8.717, -83.123
12.2 km from Golfito (7.2 miles)

Coast Of Costa Rica

Depth: 37 km

I
1967-10-15 08:00:52 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 160 km depth
Granada, Granada, Nicaragua

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1967-10-15 08:00:52 UTC at 08:00
October 15, 1967 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 11.925, -85.872
9.2 km from Granada (5.2 miles)

Coast Of Central America

Depth: 160 km

J

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1956-10-24 14:42:18 UTC at 14:42
October 24, 1956 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 11.682, -86.556
12.2 km from Masachapa (7.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Nicaragua

Depth: 35 km



A
1924-03-04 10:07:53 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 15 km depth
Orosí, Cartago, Costa Rica

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1924-03-04 10:07:53 UTC at 10:07
March 04, 1924 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 9.791, -83.915
6.2 km from Orosí (4.2 miles)

Coast Of Costa Rica

Depth: 15 km

B

7.0 magnitude earthquake

2004-10-09 21:26:53 UTC at 21:26
October 09, 2004 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 11.422, -86.665
43.2 km from Masachapa (27.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Nicaragua

Depth: 35 km

C

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1978-08-23 00:38:32 UTC at 00:38
August 23, 1978 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 10.204, -85.222
19.2 km from Nandayure (11.2 miles)

Coast Of Costa Rica

Depth: 56 km

D

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1941-12-06 21:24:49 UTC at 21:24
December 06, 1941 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 8.523, -84.528
107.2 km from Quepos (66.2 miles)

Coast Of Costa Rica

Depth: 15 km

E

6.9 magnitude earthquake

1999-08-20 10:02:21 UTC at 10:02
August 20, 1999 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 9.044, -84.159
41.2 km from Quepos (26.2 miles)

Coast Of Costa Rica

Depth: 20 km

F

6.9 magnitude earthquake

1926-03-17 11:53:43 UTC at 11:53
March 17, 1926 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 12.056, -82.045
69.2 km from San Andrés (43.2 miles)

Caribbean Sea

Depth: 25 km

G

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1982-08-19 15:59:01 UTC at 15:59
August 19, 1982 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 6.718, -82.68
146.2 km from Punta de Burica (91.2 miles)

South Of Panama

Depth: 10 km

H

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1990-04-03 22:57:00 UTC at 22:57
April 03, 1990 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 11.426, -86.301
36.2 km from Santa Teresa (22.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Nicaragua

Depth: 52 km

I

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1954-02-19 21:34:51 UTC at 21:34
February 19, 1954 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 11.775, -86.818
33.2 km from Masachapa (20.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Nicaragua

Depth: 35 km

J

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1954-02-19 00:40:37 UTC at 00:40
February 19, 1954 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 11.541, -87.009
60.2 km from Masachapa (37.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Nicaragua

Depth: 35 km



A

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1962-09-18 00:29:09 UTC at 00:29
September 18, 1962 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 7.514, -82.297
85.2 km from Punta de Burica (52.2 miles)

South Of Panama

Depth: 30 km

B

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1939-12-22 04:44:03 UTC at 04:44
December 22, 1939 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 9.528, -84.832
24.2 km from Jacó (15.2 miles)

Coast Of Costa Rica

Depth: 25 km

C
1927-08-20 23:54:31 UTC 6.8 magnitude, 10 km depth
Tonosí, Los Santos, Panama

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1927-08-20 23:54:31 UTC at 23:54
August 20, 1927 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 5.262, -82.059
297.2 km from Tonosí (184.2 miles)

South Of Panama

Depth: 10 km

D

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1934-07-18 16:59:46 UTC at 16:59
July 18, 1934 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 7.457, -82.336
86.2 km from Punta de Burica (53.2 miles)

South Of Panama

Depth: 25 km

E

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1934-07-18 16:09:54 UTC at 16:09
July 18, 1934 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 7.773, -82.519
47.2 km from Punta de Burica (29.2 miles)

South Of Panama

Depth: 25 km

F

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1996-03-03 16:37:31 UTC at 16:37
March 03, 1996 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 11.905, -86.772
30.2 km from Carlos Fonseca Amador (18.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Nicaragua

Depth: 33 km

G

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1952-09-09 12:54:46 UTC at 12:54
September 09, 1952 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 8.984, -84.228
49.2 km from Quepos (30.2 miles)

Coast Of Costa Rica

Depth: 15 km

H

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1932-10-02 02:59:15 UTC at 02:59
October 02, 1932 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 11.351, -86.553
48.2 km from Masachapa (30.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Nicaragua

Depth: 30 km

I
1934-07-21 10:39:14 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 25 km depth
Guarumal, Chiriquí, Panama

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1934-07-21 10:39:14 UTC at 10:39
July 21, 1934 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 8.205, -82.511
15.2 km from Guarumal (9.2 miles)

Panama Costa Rica Border

Depth: 25 km

J
2014-04-11 20:29:12 UTC 6.6 magnitude, 135 km depth
Belén, Rivas, Nicaragua

6.6 magnitude earthquake

2014-04-11 20:29:12 UTC at 20:29
April 11, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 11.642, -85.878
15.2 km from Belén (9.2 miles)

Coast Of Central America

Depth: 135 km


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