4.7 magnitude earthquake 17 km from Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

1978-08-23 02:26:13 UTC

UTC time: Wednesday, August 23, 1978 02:26 AM
Your time: 1978-08-23T02:26:13Z
Magnitude Type: mb
USGS page: M 4.7 - Costa Rica
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
Reports from the public: 0 people


A

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

Aftershocks:
B

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