Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - Costa Rica on Tuesday, 28 July 2020
28 Jul 17:02 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 22 minutes.
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.46°N / 83.27°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Baru (89 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (15 mi) SW of Golfito (pop: 6,800)
36 km (22 mi) W of El Coco (pop: 200)
36 km (22 mi) W of La Victoria (pop: 400)
92 km (57 mi) W of David (pop: 82,000)
172 km (107 mi) S of Limón (pop: 63,100)
187 km (116 mi) SE of San José (pop: 335,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 28 Jul 16:40 UTC||M 3.5 / 15 km||Costa Rica||EMSC|
|28 de julio del 2020 10:40 am (28 Jul 16:40:00 UTC)||M 3.5 / 15 km||10 km al Sur de Puerto Jimenez, Golfito. (Costa Rica)||RSN|
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