Moderate mag. 3.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 104 km southwest of Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on 11 de diciembre del 2019 11:31 am -
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Moderate magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 3 km depth
11 Dec 17:56 UTC: First to report: RSN after 25 minutes.
Date & time: 11 Dec 2019 17:31:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 11 de diciembre del 2019 11:31 am
Depth: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.161°N / 85.306°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Arenal (159 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
84 km (52 mi) SSE of Samara (pop: 1,070) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) SSW of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SSW of Chacarita (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) S of Nicoya (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) SW of San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal) (pop: 27,400) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) SW of Alajuela (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) SW of San Francisco (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) WSW of San Jose (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) S of Liberia (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) WSW of Puerto Limon (pop: 63,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.8||3 km||63 km al Sur de Cobano, Puntarenas. (Costa Rica)||RSN|
|M 3.8||3 km||Off Coast Of Costa Rica||EMSC|
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