Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - 20 Km al suroeste de Laurel, Costa Rica on Monday, 7 September 2020
7 Sep 18:56 UTC: First to report: INETER after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-09-07 12:50:30
Depth: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.317°N / 83.039°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Baru (77 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) NW of Cabecera de San Bartolo (pop: 100)
9 km (6 mi) NW of San Bartolo Límite (pop: 100)
12 km (8 mi) SW of Blanco Arriba (pop: 400)
68 km (42 mi) W of David (pop: 82,000)
186 km (116 mi) S of Limón (pop: 63,100)
192 km (119 mi) SE of Paraíso (pop: 39,700)
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2020-09-07 12:50:30 (7 Sep 18:50:30 UTC)||M 3.6 / 3 km||20 Km al suroeste de Laurel, Costa Rica||INETER|
|Mon, 7 Sep 18:50 UTC||M 3.8 / 3 km||Costa Rica||EMSC|
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