Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 61 km southwest of Nicoya, Costa Rica, on 04 de octubre del 2019 1:52 pm

Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 61 km southwest of Nicoya, Costa Rica, on 04 de octubre del 2019 1:52 pm

Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 27 km depth

4 Oct 20:06 UTC: First to report: RSN after 15 minutes.
Date & time: 4 Oct 2019 19:52:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 04 de octubre del 2019 1:52 pm
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.742°N / 85.825°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Rincón de la Vieja (133 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (22 mi) WSW of Samara (pop: 1,070) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SW of Nicoya (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SSW of Santa Cruz (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SSW of Liberia (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) WSW of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) WSW of Chacarita (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) W of Alajuela (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) W of San Francisco (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) W of San Jose (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) S of Managua (Nicaragua) (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.827 km36 km al Oeste de Samara, Nicoya. (Costa Rica)RSN
M 4.343 km3km WSW of Samara, Costa RicaUSGS
M 4.342 kmOff Coast Of Costa RicaEMSC

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