Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - 71 km southwest of Nicoya, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica, on Tuesday, 25 August 2020 at 13:35 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 24 km depth
25 Aug 14:05 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 30 minutes.
Date & time: 25 Aug 2020 13:35:30 UTC -
Depth: 24.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.73°N / 85.94°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Rincón de la Vieja (140 km / 87 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) WSW of Samara (pop: 1,070) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SSW of Santa Cruz (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SW of Nicoya (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) SSW of Liberia (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) SW of Canas (Cañas) (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) WSW of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) WSW of Chacarita (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) W of Alajuela (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) W of San Francisco (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) W of San Jose (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.8||24 km||Off Coast Of Costa Rica||EMSC|
|M 3.8||24 km||49 Km Al Oeste De Samara, Nicoya. (Costa Rica)||RSN|
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