Mag. 3.5 earthquake - 8.3 km northwest of Bijagua, Upala, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica, on 30 de octubre del 2019 12:29 pm -
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Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 5 km depth
31 Oct 06:30 UTC: First to report: RSN after 2 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 30 de octubre del 2019 12:29 pm
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.781°N / 85.115°W (Upala, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Miravalles (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) NW of Bijagua (Alajuela) (pop: 1,090) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) NE of Fortuna (Guanacaste) (pop: 1,770) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) SW of Upala (Alajuela) (pop: 4,190) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) S of San José (Upala, Alajuela) (pop: 31,400) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NNE of Bagaces (Guanacaste) (pop: 4,110) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) NNW of Tilaran (Tilarán, Guanacaste) (pop: 7,300) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) ENE of Liberia (Guanacaste) (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) N of Canas (Cañas, Guanacaste) (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) NW of San Francisco (Heredia) (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) NW of San José (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.5||5 km||8 km al Sureste de Aguas Claras, Upala. (Costa Rica)||RSN|
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