Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 202 km west of San José, Costa Rica, on 2020-04-14 06:42:40 -

Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 202 km west of San José, Costa Rica, on 2020-04-14 06:42:40

Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

14 Apr 12:49 UTC: First to report: INETER after 6 minutes.
Apr 14 12:56: Magnitude recalculated from 3.9 to 4.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 8.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: 14 Apr 2020 12:42:40 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-04-14 06:42:40
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.271°N / 85.8°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Cerro San Miguel (149 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
74 km (46 mi) SSW of Samara (pop: 1,070) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) SSW of Nicoya (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) SW of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) SW of Chacarita (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) SSW of Canas (Cañas) (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) SSW of Liberia (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) WSW of Alajuela (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) WSW of San Francisco (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (125 mi) WSW of San Francisco de Heredia (Heredia) (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) WSW of San Jose (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 4.010 km81 Km al sur de Ostional, Costa RicaINETER
M 3.926 kmOff Coast Of Costa RicaEMSC
M 3.926 km71 km al Suroeste de Samara, Nicoya. (Costa Rica)RSN

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209.2 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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