Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 44 km southwest of Isla Cabo Blanco Island, Costa Rica, on 06 de diciembre del 2017 5:30 am
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 27 km depth
6 Dec 14:42 UTC: First to report: RSN after 3 hours.
Date & time: 6 Dec 2017 11:30:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 06 de diciembre del 2017 5:30 am
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.177°N / 85.279°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Arenal (156 km / 97 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
81 km (50 mi) SSW of Paquera (pop: 1,510) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) SSW of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) SSW of Chacarita (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) SW of San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal) (pop: 27,400) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) SW of Alajuela (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (97 mi) SW of San Francisco (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) WSW of San Jose (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) S of Liberia (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) WSW of Cartago (pop: 26,600) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) WSW of Puerto Limon (pop: 63,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.1||27 km||60 km al Sur de Cobano, Puntarenas.||RSN|
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