Seismological network confirms a rise of 50cm at the coast of Carrillo

Staff of the National Seismological Network (RSN) and the School of Geology, prepared on Thursday to take a tour along the coast of the Nicoya Peninsula, with the aim of making measurements to quantify the effects of earthquake on Wednesday.

After the initial part of the work, the ombudsmen of these institutions were able to determine that on the coast of Carrillo, the field experienced a rise of 50 centimeters. This number, according to experts, can be described as low.

“If we compare this survey with the earthquake in Limón, where in some areas there was a rise of 3 meters, 50 centimeters this can be considered minor,” explained the geologist Mauricio Mora, the RSN.

For Mora, these findings are normal following an earthquake of magnitude occurred in Nicoya, which was 7.6 degrees on the Richter scale.

Officials Seismological Network continue to measurements in other parts of the coast, to know for sure if there was an uprising in higher than in Carrillo.

Mora said he did not know these data can improvise, because only with the fieldwork know the magnitude of the movements of the coast.

In addition, the earth keeps moving, from the moment the earthquake struck. The last cut OVSICORI replicas reports, higher at 2 and 3 degrees on the Richter scale.

The largest of these was reported at 3 am on Thursday, with a magnitude of 5.1 degrees.

But we must be careful because experts say it will continue to occur for longer than we expected.

When two plates move against each other causing friction between them which is known as failure.

If the plates are locked generate enormous amounts of energy as they struggle for freedom. when they do release it, causing disasters on land, and forming new structures such as mountains and volcanoes over the years.

The Cocos plate in a subduction movement against the Caribbean, and on this plate is the country, the energy released from the experts came informing years ago at that specific point.

According to experts in the peninsula there are several points that still retain a considerable amount of tension between the two plates, for this reason not rule similar earthquakes.

What happened in remote areas, as Sarchí, Greece, San Carlos is a normal process for several aspects, soil, buildings, the mountains, and rain collaborated on what happened.

Generally moderate tremors, and of smaller depth, causing much damage or deep earthquakes, because the vibration is transmitted to the surface quickly and summoned the energy loss that has accumulated.

Experts perform evaluations even now to determine how much energy was released during the earthquake, so we can estimate what is still pending. , The earth keeps moving, from the moment the earthquake struck.

The last cut OVSICORI replicas reports, higher at 2 and 3 degrees on the Richter scale.

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