5.4 magnitude earthquake 14 km from Cañas, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

1978-08-23 00:50:29 UTC

UTC time: Wednesday, August 23, 1978 00:50 AM
Your time: 1978-08-23T00:50:29Z
Magnitude Type: mb
USGS page: M 5.4 - Costa Rica
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
Reports from the public: 0 people


A

5.4 magnitude earthquake

1978-08-23 00:50:29 UTC at 00:50
August 23, 1978 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 10.303, -85.123
14.2 km from Cañas (8.2 miles)

Coast Of Costa Rica

Depth: 71 km

Aftershocks:
B

4.7 magnitude earthquake

1978-08-23 02:24:16 UTC at 02:24
August 23, 1978 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 10.339, -85.318
21.2 km from Bagaces (13.2 miles)

Coast Of Costa Rica

Depth: 72 km

C

4.7 magnitude earthquake

1978-08-23 02:26:13 UTC at 02:26
August 23, 1978 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 10.254, -85.335
17.2 km from Nicoya (10.2 miles)

Coast Of Costa Rica

Depth: 66 km

D

3.9 magnitude earthquake

1978-08-23 07:00:14 UTC at 07:00
August 23, 1978 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 9.679, -85.72
30.2 km from Sámara (19.2 miles)

Coast Of Costa Rica

Depth: 41 km