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… 1983 Costa Rica earthquake 1983-04-02 Golfito 7.2 VIII 26 km Subduction of the Cocos Plate under the Caribbean Plate. 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 tremor that hit at 3:14 pm was felt through most of the country. A 5.4 magnitude earthquake shook Venecia de San Carlos in Costa Rica’s northern zone. Share on Facebook; Tweet on Twitter + Map showing epicenter of Wednesday's earthquake in Costa Rica. The strongest earthquake in Costa Rica for 2020 had a magnitude of 5.3 Costa Rica is located in an active earthquake and volcanic zone. (Via the National Seismological Network (RSN).) 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. 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 It was one of the largest earthquakes recorded in Costa Rican history, but caused limited damage, considering its size. The last large earthquake occurred in September 2012, with a magnitude of 7.6. The Red Simologica Nacional (RSN) &#… Alejandro Zúñiga September 18, 2019 September 18, 2019. 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, … Over 51 aftershocks reported with ML > 3,6. The latest earthquakes in Costa Rica - Before 2019-09-18 11:23:28 UTC Today, at 7:44 am, an intense earthquake shook much of the national territory of Costa Rica.. 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 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 Costa Rica was hit by 10 earthquakes in 2020.