Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 72 km southwest of Santa Cruz, Costa Rica, on 10 de agosto del 2018 10:25 am
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Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 25 km depth
10 Aug 16:40 UTC: First to report: RSN after 15 minutes.
Date & time: 10 Aug 2018 16:25:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 10 de agosto del 2018 10:25 am
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.972°N / 86.172°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Rincón de la Vieja (133 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
71 km (44 mi) W of Samara (pop: 1,070) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) WSW of Santa Cruz (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) WSW of Nicoya (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SW of Liberia (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) WSW of Canas (Cañas) (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) W of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (133 mi) W of Alajuela (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) W of San Francisco (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) W of San Jose (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) S of Managua (Nicaragua) (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.7||25 km||55 km al Suroeste de Tamarindo, Guanacaste.||RSN|
|M 4.7||25 km||OFF COAST OF COSTA RICA||EMSC|
|M 4.4||45 km||- 24km W of Santa Cruz, Costa Rica||USGS|
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