M 5.5 in Costa Rica on 21 Mar 2023 01:44 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1365901
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 35 Km
Lat/Lon: 9.3599 , -84.0943
Event Date: 21 Mar 2023 01:44 UTC
20 Mar 2023 19:44 Local
Exposed Population: 40 thousand in MMI V
Inserted at: 21 Mar 2023 02:06 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
2.7 (Costa Rica)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000jlkb Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap 0  
  C2 shakemap 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0  
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 25 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

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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: EC-JRC (48), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),