Today, at 7:44 am, an intense earthquake shook much of the national territory of Costa Rica.. Share on Facebook; Tweet on Twitter + Map showing epicenter of Wednesday's earthquake in Costa Rica. Costa Rica was hit by 10 earthquakes in 2020. It was one of the largest earthquakes recorded in Costa Rican history, but caused limited damage, considering its size. The strongest earthquake in Costa Rica for 2020 had a magnitude of 5.3 Since 1900, there have been many moderately sized intermediate-depth earthquakes in this region, including the September 7, 1915 M7.4 El Salvador and the October 5, 1950 M7.8 Costa Rica events. The tremor that, according to OVSICORI, had a 5.4, originated in 5.7 kilometers southwest of Finca Fifty-One; Panama, it occurred with a depth of 10 kilometers.. Other towns near the epicenter are 6.1 kilometers, Southwest of Guabito; Panama, 6.5 kilometers Southwest of Sixaola, Talamanca, … 2019-09-18 11:23:28 UTC 4.7 magnitude, 44 km depth Quepos, Puntarenas, Costa Rica 4.7 magnitude earthquake 2019-09-18 11:23:28 UTC at 11:23 September 18, 2019 UTC The latest earthquakes in Costa Rica - Before 2019-09-18 11:23:28 UTC (Via the National Seismological Network (RSN).) 2019-09-18 04:58:53 UTC at 04:58 September 18, 2019 UTC Location: Epicenter at 9.785, -82.843 31.2 km from Limón (19.2 miles) Panama Costa Rica Border The Red Simologica Nacional (RSN) &#… 2020-01-21 11:25:36 UTC 5.0 magnitude, 17 km depth Quepos, Puntarenas, Costa Rica 5.0 magnitude earthquake 2020-01-21 11:25:36 UTC at 11:25 January 21, 2020 UTC Costa Rica is located in an active earthquake and volcanic zone. Over 51 aftershocks reported with ML > 3,6. The tremor that hit at 3:14 pm was felt through most of the country. The most significant recent earthquake came in 1991, when a magnitude-7.4 quake killed 23 people and injured 500, as well as causing hundreds of casualties in neighbouring Costa Rica… Alejandro Zúñiga September 18, 2019 September 18, 2019. A 5.4 magnitude earthquake shook Venecia de San Carlos in Costa Rica’s northern zone. 1983 Costa Rica earthquake 1983-04-02 Golfito 7.2 VIII 26 km Subduction of the Cocos Plate under the Caribbean Plate. 1 1974 Costa Rica earthquake: 1974-02-28: 5.8 1966 Costa Rica earthquake: 1966-04-09: 5.7 1910 Costa Rica earthquake: 1910-05-04: Cartago: 6.4 700 The last large earthquake occurred in September 2012, with a magnitude of 7.6.