Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 103 km southwest of Santa Cruz, Costa Rica, on 09 de agosto del 2019 7:31 pm
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 19 km depth
10 Aug 01:58 UTC: First to report: RSN after 28 minutes.
Date & time: 10 Aug 2019 01:31:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 09 de agosto del 2019 7:31 pm
Depth: 19.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.693°N / 86.323°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Rincón de la Vieja (167 km / 104 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
90 km (56 mi) WSW of Samara (pop: 1,070) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) WSW of Nicoya (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) SW of Liberia (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) WSW of Canas (Cañas) (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) W of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) W of Chacarita (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) W of Alajuela (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) W of San Francisco (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (153 mi) W of San Jose (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (169 mi) S of Managua (Nicaragua) (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||19 km||89 km al Suroeste de Tamarindo, Guanacaste. (Costa Rica)||RSN|
|M 4.0||19 km||Off Coast Of Costa Rica||EMSC|
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