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M 6.5 in Costa Rica on 13 Nov 2017 02:28 UTC
Tsunami calculation for earthquake Earthquake in Costa Rica

The JRC has developed a global tsunami wave height calculation model, which is run after each earthquake issued by seismological institutes around the world.

This report is for earthquake episode 1187329 of event 1126202 issued at 13/11/2017 02:28 (GDACS Event ID 1126202, Latest episode ID: 1187329).


Current impact estimate:

  • The maximum Tsunami wave height is  0.1m in Rios, Costa Rica. This height is estimated for 13-Nov-2017 03:40:16.
  • Green alert in Costa Rica on 13/11/2017 02:28:24 UTC
  • 3410000 people within 100km
  • Magnitude 6.5M, Depth:19.79km

Sea Levels and Calculations Charts

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