International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis

Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 452299
Event time 2021-05-11 22:58:30 (UTC)
Local time 2021-05-12 04:58:30 - [It was morning in the affected area.]
Last update 2021-05-11 23:40:00 (UTC)
Magnitude 3.5
Depth 3 km
Class Minor
Hypocenter Shallow depth
Mercalli scale 1
Possible effects People do not feel any Earth movement.
Data status
Data provider EMSC

Continent Central-America
Country Costa Rica
Administration area
Nearest settlement Hacienda Santa Elena
Distance 64 km
Course W
Surface type underwater quake
Tsunami region North Pacific
Water surface name North Pacific Ocean

Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
There is no known marine port nearby.
Nearest airports
There is no known marine port nearby.
Nearest volcanoes
There is no known marine port nearby.
Quick Analysis
According to the epicenter of the quake, this is an underwater quake.