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Latest quakes in or near San Jose, Costa Rica - list, stats and map

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Mag. 2.2 earthquake Cartago - San Jose, Costa Rica -
Strongest past 7 daysMag. 3.7 19 km west of San Isidro de El General - San Jose, Costa Rica -
Updated: May 30, 2024 11:53 GMT -
Find all latest earthquakes in or near San Jose, Costa Rica, in our list below, updated every minute! Events are often reported within minutes. If you just felt a quake near San Jose, find out which quakes are happening right now!
In the past 24 hours, San Jose has had one quake of magnitude 2.2.
In the past 7 days, San Jose has had 28 quakes of magnitudes up to 3.7 within up to 100 km (63 mi) distance:
  • 7 quakes above magnitude 3
  • 20 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 1 quake below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
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Average number of earthquakes

Based on data from the past 54 years and our earthquake archive back to 1900, there are about 1,100 quakes on average per year in or near San Jose, Costa Rica:
  • Mag. 7 or higher: 0.03 quakes per year (or 1 quake every 31.3 years)
  • Mag. 6 or higher: 0.23 quakes per year (or 1 quake every 4.3 years)
  • Mag. 5 or higher: 1.63 quakes per year
  • Mag. 4 or higher: 35.1 quakes per year (or 2.9 quakes per month)
  • Mag. 3 or higher: 457 quakes per year (or 38.1 quakes per month)
  • Mag. 2 or higher: 1,100 quakes per year (or 3 quakes per day)
  • Mag. 1 or higher: 1,100 quakes per year (or 3 quakes per day)
San Jose has a very high level of seismic activity. San Jose has had at least 4 quakes above magnitude 7 since 1900, which suggests that larger earthquakes of this size occur infrequently, probably on average approximately every 30 to 35 years.

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