Minor mag. 3.7 earthquake - 15 Km Al Suroeste De Laurel, Costa Rica on Saturday, 5 September 2020
5 Sep 05:28 UTC: First to report: INETER after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-09-04 23:21:38
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.37°N / 83.024°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Baru (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) SW of La Victoria (pop: 400)
10 km (6 mi) SW of El Coco (pop: 200)
10 km (6 mi) W of Blanco Arriba (pop: 400)
66 km (41 mi) W of David (pop: 82,000)
180 km (112 mi) S of Limón (pop: 63,100)
188 km (117 mi) SE of Paraíso (pop: 39,700)
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2020-09-04 23:21:38 (5 Sep 05:21:38 UTC)||M 3.7 / 5 km||15 Km Al Suroeste De Laurel, Costa Rica||INETER|
|04 de septiembre del 2020 11:21 pm (5 Sep 05:21:00 UTC)||M 4.1 / 3 km||11 Km Al Oeste De Puerto Armuelles, Panama. (Costa Rica)||RSN|
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