Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 8 km al Oeste de Golfito, Puntarenas. (Costa Rica) on Wednesday, 1 April 2020
1 Apr 12:58 UTC: First to report: RSN after 18 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 01 de abril del 2020 6:40 am
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.65°N / 83.228°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Tisingal (66 km / 41 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (8 mi) NW of Golfito (pop: 6,800)
31 km (19 mi) W of Corredor (pop: 7,100)
34 km (21 mi) SW of San Vito (pop: 4,000)
91 km (57 mi) NW of David (pop: 82,000)
151 km (94 mi) S of Limón (pop: 63,100)
171 km (106 mi) SE of San José (pop: 335,000)
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|01 de abril del 2020 6:40 am (1 Apr 12:40:00 UTC)||M 4.0 / 23 km||8 km al Oeste de Golfito, Puntarenas. (Costa Rica)||RSN|
|Wed, 1 Apr 12:40 UTC||M 4.0 / 23 km||Costa Rica||EMSC|
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