Magnitude 4.0 hit earthquake near capital of Costa Rica.
Tue, 23 Feb 2021, 02:5602:56 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
A magnitude 4.0 earthquake hit near the City of San Jose, Costa Rica’s capital, on Monday afternoon, 22 Feb. 2021, at 5:50 pm local time. The quake occurred at a very shallow depth of 3 km at about 24 km distance from the city.
4.0 quake 22 Feb 5:50 pm (GMT -6)
A second report was later issued by the United States Geological Survey, which listed it as a magnitude 3.9 earthquake. A third agency, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), reported the same magnitude as well.
Within minutes from the quake, our monitoring service received reports from users who felt the quake. The reports describe the quake as weak shaking. Those within an immediate 5 km radius from the epicenter further detailed the quake as a “double jolt” consisting of a light initial jolt, and a following stronger one. The earthquake was felt within a radius of about 30 km around the epicenter.
People also felt the quake in San Rafael (pop. 25,400) located 19 km from the epicenter, Aserri (pop. 25,900) 19 km away, San Felipe (pop. 25,000) 20 km away, San Miguel (pop. 28,800) 23 km away, Alajuela (pop. 47,500) 24 km away, and San Francisco de Heredia (pop. 21,900) 27 km away.
No damages were reported as a result of this quake. At least one aftershock of magnitude 2.6 was recorded, but not felt.
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Date & time: 22 Feb 2021 5:50 pm (GMT -6) local time (22 Feb 2021 23:50 GMT)
Depth: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.81°N / 84.26°W (Acosta, San Jose, Costa Rica)
Primary data source: INETER
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