Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 87 km southwest of Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on 11 de diciembre del 2019 8:56 am -
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Weak magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 14 km depth
11 Dec 15:46 UTC: First to report: RSN after 50 minutes.
Date & time: 11 Dec 2019 14:56:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 11 de diciembre del 2019 8:56 am
Depth: 14.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.28°N / 85.194°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Arenal (142 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
66 km (41 mi) SSW of Paquera (pop: 1,510) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SSW of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) SSW of Chacarita (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SW of Esparza (Espíritu Santo) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) SSE of Nicoya (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (72 mi) WSW of San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal) (pop: 27,400) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) SW of Alajuela (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) SW of San Francisco (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) WSW of San Jose (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) S of Liberia (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.1||14 km||46 km al Sur de Cobano, Puntarenas. (Costa Rica)||RSN|
|M 3.1||14 km||Off Coast Of Costa Rica||EMSC|
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