Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 41 km south of Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica, on 26 de agosto del 2020 10:34 pm -
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Weak magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 32 km depth
27 Aug 14:34 UTC: First to report: RSN after 10 hours.
Date & time: 27 Aug 2020 04:34:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 26 de agosto del 2020 10:34 pm
Depth: 32.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.79°N / 85.51°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Tenorio (112 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) SSE of Samara (pop: 1,070) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (20 mi) SSW of Hojancha (pop: 1,820) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) S of Nicoya (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (48 mi) WSW of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) WSW of Chacarita (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SSW of Canas (Cañas) (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) S of Liberia (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) WSW of Esparza (Espíritu Santo) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) W of San Francisco (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) W of San Jose (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.1||32 km||9 Km Al Sur De Puerto Carillo, Hojancha. (Costa Rica)||RSN|
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