Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - 6 km al Norte de Capellades, Alvarado. (Costa Rica) on Friday, 7 August 2020
7 Aug 06:12 UTC: First to report: RSN after 1 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 06 de agosto del 2020 12:11 pm
Depth: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.977°N / 83.797°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Irazu (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) NW of Capellades (pop: 1000)
12 km (8 mi) NE of Cot (pop: 6,800)
15 km (9 mi) NW of Turrialba (pop: 29,000)
32 km (20 mi) E of San José (pop: 335,000)
36 km (23 mi) E of San Francisco (pop: 55,900)
83 km (52 mi) W of Limón (pop: 63,100)
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|06 de agosto del 2020 12:11 pm (7 Aug 06:11:00 UTC)||M 2.2 / 3 km||6 km al Norte de Capellades, Alvarado. (Costa Rica)||RSN|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.2, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.