Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 11 km southwest of Canoas, Corredores, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on 04 de septiembre del 2020 11:48 am -

Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 11 km southwest of Canoas, Corredores, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on 04 de septiembre del 2020 11:48 am

Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 15 km depth

4 Sep 18:22 UTC: First to report: RSN after 34 minutes.
Date & time: Sep 4, 2020 17:48:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 04 de septiembre del 2020 11:48 am
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.479°N / 82.925°W (Corredores, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica)
Antipode: 8.479°S / 97.075°E
Nearest volcano: Baru (56 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) WSW of Canoas (Puntarenas) (pop: 4,570) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) S of Corredor (Ciudad Neily, Puntarenas) (pop: 7,080) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) NNW of Puerto Armuelles (Chiriquí, Panama) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) ESE of Golfito (Puntarenas) (pop: 6,780) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) W of Concepcion (Chiriquí, Panama) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) S of San Vito (Puntarenas) (pop: 3,980) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) WNW of Pedregal (Distrito de David, Chiriquí, Panama) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SSE of Buenos Aires (Puntarenas) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) SE of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (167 mi) SE of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.015 km4 Km Al Norte De Laurel, Corredores. (Costa Rica)RSN
4.910 km13 Km W of Finca Blanco, Panama (Costa Rica)USGS
4.910 kmPanama-costa Rica Border RegionEMSC

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Near Copa Buena (29.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / complex rolling (tilting in multiple directions) / 10-15 s : Definite earthquake! Couldn't miss it. | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
La Bonita de Rivas San Isirdo de General / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Strong swaying at first, then it subsidised. Then it started to sway again but less intense. It seemed to last a long time. | One user found this interesting.  
Puerto Armuelles (Panama, 19 km SE of epicenter) : Muy fuertes y fueron 2 seguidos y con replicas bajas despues. (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (21 quakes)

  • 27 Oct 2020 10:21 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    3 km (1.9 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | RSN | Details
  • 20 Oct 2020 08:30 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    19 km (11.8 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | RSN | Details
  • 16 Oct 2020 14:08 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    27 km (16.8 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | RSN | Details
  • 13 Oct 2020 03:00 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    29 km (18 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 27 Sep 2020 00:59 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    7 km (4.3 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 27 Sep 2020 00:59 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (3 mi) distance
    | RSN | Details
  • 26 Sep 2020 07:27 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 25 Sep 2020 06:09 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 13 Sep 2020 07:24 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 13 Sep 2020 06:19 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    3 km (1.9 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | RSN | Details
  • 12 Sep 2020 18:19 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    3 km (1.9 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 11 Sep 2020 14:13 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    3 km (1.9 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | RSN | Details
  • 07 Sep 2020 16:22 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 05 Sep 2020 23:54 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | RSN | Details
  • 05 Sep 2020 16:28 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (8 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 05 Sep 2020 14:59 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | RSN | Details
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