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Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - 2 Km Al Este De Laurel, Corredores. (Costa Rica) on Sunday, 13 September 2020

Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake  - 2 Km Al Este De Laurel, Corredores. (Costa Rica) on Sunday, 13 September 2020
13 Sep 06:20 UTC: First to report: RSN after 1 minutes.
Date & time: Sunday, 13 September 2020 06:19 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 12 de septiembre del 2020 12:19 pm
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.447°N / 82.895°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Baru (56 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) N of Finca Balsa (pop: 500)
4 km (2 mi) NW of Chuchupate (pop: 900)
4 km (3 mi) NE of Finca Sigua (pop: 300)
51 km (32 mi) W of David (pop: 82,000)
172 km (107 mi) S of Limón (pop: 63,100)
188 km (117 mi) SE of Paraíso (pop: 39,700)
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Sun, 13 Sep 06:19 UTCM 3.6 / 3 km2 Km Al Este De Laurel, Corredores. (Costa Rica)RSN

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Quebradas Perez Zeledon Costa Rica / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single vertical bump / very short
Miravalles, Perez Zeledon / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : There was a pop and then a bang with a jolt. Very light shaking.
Progreso / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : Estaba despierta Y vivo en cuervito abajo d Paso canoas

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Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - 2 Km Al Este De Laurel, Corredores. (Costa Rica) on Sunday, 13 September 2020

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