Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 29 km west of Parrita, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on 12 de noviembre del 2017 8:32 pm

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.6 quake Turrubares, 24 km southwest of San Rafael Abajo, Puriscal, San Jose, Costa Rica, 13 November 2017 02:28 GMT, which had occurred 4 minutes earlier.
Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 29 km west of Parrita, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on 12 de noviembre del 2017 8:32 pm

Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 24 km depth

13 Nov 03:22 UTC: First to report: RSN after 50 minutes.
Date & time: 13 Nov 2017 02:32:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 12 de noviembre del 2017 8:32 pm
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 24.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.462°N / 84.578°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Poas (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) SSE of Jaco (pop: 4,090) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) SW of Tejar (Acosta) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SW of San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal) (pop: 27,400) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) SSE of Chacarita (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) SW of San Jose (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SW of San Francisco (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) SW of Curridabat (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) WSW of Cartago (pop: 26,600) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) WSW of Puerto Limon (pop: 63,100) --> See nearby quakes!
349 km (217 mi) SSE of Managua (Nicaragua) (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.224 km18 km al Sur de Jaco, Garabito.RSN

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Guacimo, Limon / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Playa (107 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Cartago. Centro (84.9 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Alajuela desamparados (73.1 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Réplica suave (reported through our app)
Grecia (81.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
San Ramon (70.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
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