Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Carrillo, 29 km south of Liberia, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica, on Saturday, 24 November 2007 at 22:23 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 34 km depth
Date & time: 24 Nov 2007 22:23:20 UTC
Depth: 34.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.393°N / 85.533°W (Carrillo, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Chopo (51 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) NNE of Santa Cruz (Guanacaste) (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) NNW of Nicoya (Guanacaste) (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SSW of Liberia (Guanacaste) (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) W of Canas (Cañas, Guanacaste) (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SW of San José (Upala, Alajuela) (pop: 31,400) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) WNW of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) WNW of Chacarita (Puntarenas) (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) WNW of San Francisco (Heredia) (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) WNW of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) SSE of Managua (Nicaragua) (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||34 km||Costa Rica||USGS|
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