Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 49 km south of Isla Cabo Blanco Island, Costa Rica, on 11 de diciembre del 2017 7:49 pm
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Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 13 km depth
12 Dec 02:06 UTC: First to report: RSN after 17 minutes.
Date & time: 12 Dec 2017 01:49:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 11 de diciembre del 2017 7:49 pm
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.123°N / 84.976°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Poas (145 km / 90 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (41 mi) SW of Jaco (pop: 4,090) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) S of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SSW of Chacarita (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SW of San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal) (pop: 27,400) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) SW of Alajuela (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) SW of San Jose (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) SW of San Francisco (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) SW of San Francisco de Heredia (Heredia) (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) SW of Cartago (pop: 26,600) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) SSE of Liberia (pop: 45,400) --> 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||13 km||65 km al Sur de Cobano, Puntarenas.||RSN|
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