Magnitude 7.6 - COSTA RICA
2012 September 05 14:42:08 UTC
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|Depth||40 km (24.9 miles) set by location program|
|Distances||10 km (6 miles) NE of Hojancha, Costa Rica|
11 km (6 miles) ESE of Nicoya, Costa Rica
30 km (18 miles) ESE of Santa Cruz, Costa Rica
44 km (27 miles) SW of Canas, Costa Rica
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 3.8 km (2.4 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=681, Nph=681, Dmin=44.8 km, Rmss=1.18 sec, Gp= 47°,|
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=H
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One person killed and one died of a heart attack. Some houses collapsed, one bridge damaged and landslides occurred in the epicentral area. Power and communications outages occurred. Felt strongly at San Jose and throughout much of Costa Rica. Also felt in parts of Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama.
- Preliminary Earthquake Report
- U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center:
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver