Latest earthquakes near Limón today

Complete overview of the latest earthquakes near Limón, Costa Rica, updated every minute. Did you feel an earthquake today in Limón? If an earthquake is happening right now near Limón (also known as Ciudad de Limón), it will show up within minutes.

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List of latest earthquakes near Limón.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 17, 2024 05:59AM
(Costa Rica)
M 3.0 159 km SW
from Limón
Jun 16, 2024 11:17PM
(Costa Rica)
M 3.3 151 km S
from Limón
Jun 16, 2024 01:15PM
(Costa Rica)
M 4.1 120 km W
from Limón
Jun 16, 2024 10:03AM
(Costa Rica)
M 3.2 290 km WNW
from Limón
Jun 16, 2024 01:43AM
(Costa Rica)
M 3.2 230 km SSE
from Limón
Jun 15, 2024 10:28PM
(Costa Rica)
M 3.3 122 km W
from Limón
Jun 15, 2024 08:51AM
(Costa Rica)
M 3.0 221 km WNW
from Limón
Jun 14, 2024 11:41PM
(Costa Rica)
M 3.2 209 km W
from Limón
Jun 13, 2024 07:52PM
(Costa Rica)
M 3.4 115 km WSW
from Limón
Jun 13, 2024 02:24PM
(Costa Rica)
M 3.3 98 km WSW
from Limón
Jun 13, 2024 03:12AM
(Costa Rica)
M 3.6 248 km NNW
from Limón
Jun 12, 2024 07:41PM
(Costa Rica)
M 3.3 234 km S
from Limón
Jun 12, 2024 04:36AM
(Costa Rica)
M 3.3 94 km SW
from Limón
Jun 12, 2024 03:11AM
(Costa Rica)
M 3.1 126 km WSW
from Limón
Jun 11, 2024 06:19PM
(Costa Rica)
M 3.1 221 km WNW
from Limón
Jun 11, 2024 06:03PM
(Costa Rica)
M 3.0 248 km WNW
from Limón
Jun 11, 2024 04:58PM
(Costa Rica)
M 3.1 221 km WNW
from Limón
Jun 11, 2024 04:54PM
(Costa Rica)
M 3.1 221 km WNW
from Limón
Jun 11, 2024 02:11PM
(Costa Rica)
M 3.1 221 km WNW
from Limón
Jun 10, 2024 07:53AM
(Costa Rica)
M 3.1 176 km S
from Limón
Jun 10, 2024 05:10AM
(Costa Rica)
M 3.1 258 km S
from Limón
Jun 9, 2024 11:19PM
(Costa Rica)
M 3.0 102 km W
from Limón
Jun 9, 2024 07:06PM
(Costa Rica)
M 3.7 223 km S
from Limón
Jun 9, 2024 11:12AM
(Costa Rica)
M 3.1 221 km WNW
from Limón
Jun 9, 2024 07:12AM
(Costa Rica)
M 3.2 177 km S
from Limón

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Limón Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
100 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3
Jun 17, 2024 05:59

Average

A total of 1000 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Limón in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 100 earthquakes per year, or 8 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Limón roughly every 3 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Limón in 2019. A total of 138 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Limón that year. The strongest had a 6.2 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Limón with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Limón in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Limón during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near Limón (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 943 94.3%
Mag. 5 47 4.7%
Mag. 6 10 1.0%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Limón

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.7
On Oct 20, 2022 05:57.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.6
On Apr 22, 1991 16:56.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Limón occurred on Oct 20, 2022 05:57 local time (America/Costa_Rica timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.7 and struck 267 kilometers (166 mi) south-southeast of Limón, at a depth of 20 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Limón in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.6 earthquake struck on Apr 22, 1991 16:56, 34 kilometers (21 mi) south-southeast of Limón. It is the strongest earthquake near Limón in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Limón in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from Limón.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Limón.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Oct 20, 2022 05:57AM
(Costa Rica)
M 6.7 267 km SSE
from Limón
Jul 21, 2021 03:15PM
(Costa Rica)
M 6.7 290 km S
from Limón
Dec 8, 2014 02:54AM
(Costa Rica)
M 6.6 231 km S
from Limón
Nov 12, 2017 08:28PM
(Costa Rica)
M 6.5 168 km WSW
from Limón
Apr 4, 2023 04:18PM
(Costa Rica)
M 6.3 280 km SSE
from Limón
Jun 25, 2019 11:23PM
(Costa Rica)
M 6.2 173 km S
from Limón
Aug 17, 2018 05:22PM
(Costa Rica)
M 6.1 135 km S
from Limón
Dec 6, 2014 11:21AM
(Costa Rica)
M 6.0 226 km S
from Limón
May 12, 2019 01:24PM
(Costa Rica)
M 6.0 154 km S
from Limón
Aug 24, 2020 03:51PM
(Costa Rica)
M 6.0 181 km WSW
from Limón

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Nearest earthquakes from Limón

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Limón. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Limón.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 21, 2015 01:27AM
(Costa Rica)
M 4.5 13 km NW
from Limón
Sep 17, 2019 10:58PM
(Costa Rica)
M 4.8 28 km SE
from Limón
Apr 12, 2022 08:05AM
(Costa Rica)
M 4.0 36 km W
from Limón
Jun 15, 2018 12:45AM
(Costa Rica)
M 4.2 40 km WSW
from Limón
Sep 27, 2017 04:34AM
(Costa Rica)
M 4.0 46 km SSE
from Limón
May 12, 2023 10:49AM
(Costa Rica)
M 4.5 51 km SSE
from Limón
Sep 26, 2015 08:45AM
(Costa Rica)
M 4.2 51 km W
from Limón
Jun 11, 2015 12:43PM
(Costa Rica)
M 4.5 52 km W
from Limón
May 27, 2019 12:55PM
(Costa Rica)
M 4.1 55 km ENE
from Limón
Sep 16, 2020 04:37AM
(Costa Rica)
M 4.5 56 km W
from Limón

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Limón.

When was the last earthquake in Limón?

A 3 magnitude earthquake hit near Limón on the night of June 17, 2024 at 05:59 local time (America/Costa_Rica). The center of this earthquake was located 159km southwest of Limón at a depth of 23km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Limón in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Limón?

A 7.6 magnitude earthquake hit near Limón on the afternoon of April 22, 1991 at 16:56 local time (America/Costa_Rica). The center of this earthquake was located 34km south of Limón at a depth of 10km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Limón since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Limón?

In the past 10 years, 1000 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Limón. This averages to 100 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 4 days.