Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 4 Km Al Norte De Capellades, Alvarado., on 02 de febrero del 2019 1:46 pm
Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 4 km depth
2 Feb 20:08 UTC: First to report: RSN after 22 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 02 de febrero del 2019 1:46 pm
Depth: 4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.955°N / 83.8°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Irazu (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) NNW of Capellades (pop: 993)
10 km (6 mi) NE of Cot (pop: 6,780)
14 km (9 mi) NW of Tucurrique (pop: 2,700)
19 km (12 mi) NNE of Orosí (Paraíso) (pop: 4,350)
21 km (13 mi) ENE of Tres Ríos (Tres Rios) (pop: 10,400)
29 km (18 mi) S of Guápiles (Pococí) (pop: 19,100)
31 km (19 mi) E of San José (pop: 335,000)
84 km (52 mi) W of Limón (pop: 63,100)
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 2.9||4 km||4 km al Norte de Capellades, Alvarado.||RSN|
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