Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 77 km southwest of Nicoya, Costa Rica, on 03 de agosto del 2019 5:57 pm
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Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 8 km depth
4 Aug 05:00 UTC: First to report: RSN after 5 hours.
Date & time: 3 Aug 2019 23:57:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 03 de agosto del 2019 5:57 pm
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.646°N / 85.934°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Rincón de la Vieja (148 km / 92 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
52 km (32 mi) WSW of Samara (pop: 1,070) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SW of Nicoya (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) SSW of Liberia (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) WSW of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SW of Canas (Cañas) (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) WSW of Chacarita (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) WSW of Alajuela (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (125 mi) W of San Francisco (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (128 mi) W of San Jose (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (173 mi) S of Managua (Nicaragua) (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||8 km||51 km al Oeste de Samara, Nicoya. (Costa Rica)||RSN|
|M 4.5||8 km||Off Coast Of Costa Rica||EMSC|
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