Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 47 km south of Isla Cabo Blanco Island, Costa Rica, on 06 de diciembre del 2017 4:54 am
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 15 km depth
6 Dec 14:22 UTC: First to report: RSN after 3 hours.
Date & time: 6 Dec 2017 10:54:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 06 de diciembre del 2017 4:54 am
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.151°N / 85.279°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Arenal (159 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
83 km (52 mi) SSW of Paquera (pop: 1,510) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (64 mi) SSW of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SSW of Chacarita (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) SW of San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal) (pop: 27,400) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) SW of Alajuela (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) SW of San Francisco (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) SW of San Jose (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) S of Liberia (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) WSW of Cartago (pop: 26,600) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (164 mi) WSW of Puerto Limon (pop: 63,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||15 km||63 km al Sur de Cobano, Puntarenas.||RSN|
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