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Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - 4 km al Sur de Dulce Nombre, Cartago. on Monday, 28 January 2019

Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake  - 4 km al Sur de Dulce Nombre, Cartago. on Monday, 28 January 2019
Date & time: Monday, 28 January 2019 00:57 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 27 de enero del 2019 6:57 pm
Magnitude: 2.6
Depth: 4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.816°N / 83.894°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Irazu (19 km)
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 5*10^8 J (139 KWh / 0.12 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource

"I felt it" reports:
Near Ojochal, Costa Rica / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Felt by two people in bed on upper floor. Woke one who was sleeping. The other person was awake. Both felt it. It lasted one minute or so.
(202.2 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): A loud sound
Playa Garza / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Playa Pelada (192.9 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Very fluid, very brief shake

 

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