Natech Information

HazardLimon (Bocas del Toro) Earthquake, Costa Rica, 1991/04/22
Industrial PlantRefinadora Costarricense de Petroleo S.A. (RECOPE), Costa Rica
Epicentral Distance34.254 km
Hypocentral (Focal) Distance35.684 km
Modified MercalliVery Strong
Medvedev-Sponheuer-KarnikVery strong
European MacroseismicDamaging
Instrumental Intensity6.7212
Peak Ground Acceleration23.362 %g (0.2336 g)
Horizontal Peak Ground Acceleration85.174 cm/s2 (0.08685 g)
Peak Ground Velocity18.263 cm/s
ReferencesCooper, T. W., "A study of the performance of petroleum storage tanks during earthquakes, 1933-1995", 1997
Notes

See Section 1.2, page 2.

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