M 7.6 in Costa Rica on 05 Sep 2012 14:42 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID EQ 119341
Earthquake Magnitude: 7.6M
Depth: 40.2 Km
Lat/Lon: 9.9964 , -85.318
Event Date: 05 Sep 2012 14:42 UTC
05 Sep 2012 08:42 Local
Exposed Population: 1060000 people in MMI VII
770000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 02 Feb 2017 13:11 UTC


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  Earthquake Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 1.3 1 1.3
usc000cfsd Scaled population (vector) Max wave scenario 0m  
  C1 earthquake Max wave realtime 0m  
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 1247 | About casualties: 65 | Last hour: 0

Kostaryka: kolejne trzęsienie ziemiSun, 09 Sep 2012 14:40:00 +0200.

Kolejne w ostatnich dniach trzęsienie ziemi nawiedziło Kostarykę, tym razem o sile 5,6 w skali Richtera. Nie ma doniesień o ofiarach ani o szkodach.
Earthquake hits Kuril IslandsSun, 09 Sep 2012 14:39:00 +0200.

An earthquake of a magnitude of 5.6 points on the Richter scale has hit the Kuril Islands in the Russian Far East. According to seismological station on the island of Paramushir, the city of Severo-Kurilsk experienced the shocks of the magn
Japan, Canada share hopes for launching FTA negotiationsSun, 09 Sep 2012 12:17:00 +0200.

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia - Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper have shared their ...
Tepco convocará a expertos externos para examinar el accidente de Fuku ... Sun, 09 Sep 2012 11:11:00 +0200.

La operadora de la accidentada central nuclear quiere mejorar la seguridad en sus instalaciones

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (81), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (2), WMO (2), USGS (5), INFORM (4), NOAA (1),