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Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - 20 Km Al Oeste De Jaco, Garabito. on Thursday, 22 November 2018

Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake  - 20 Km Al Oeste De Jaco, Garabito. on Thursday, 22 November 2018
22 Nov 16:26 UTC: First to report: RSN after 1 hour 15 minutes.
Date & time: Thursday, 22 November 2018 15:11 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 22 de noviembre del 2018 9:11 am
Magnitude: 2.6
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.619°N / 84.808°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Poas (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) S of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700)
41 km (25 mi) S of Chacarita (pop: 26,400)
45 km (28 mi) SW of Esparza (pop: 15,600)
85 km (53 mi) SW of San Francisco (pop: 55,900)
87 km (54 mi) SW of San José (pop: 335,000)
199 km (123 mi) SW of Limón (pop: 63,100)
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 22 Nov 15:11 UTCM 2.6 / 28 km20 km al Oeste de Jaco, Garabito.RSN

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San jose Costa rica / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Jose (74.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : 9th floor of hotel in downtown San José Costa Rica

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Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - 20 Km Al Oeste De Jaco, Garabito. on Thursday, 22 November 2018
 

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