Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 152 km south of Managua, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, on 2020-09-15 16:08:10 -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 152 km south of Managua, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, on 2020-09-15 16:08:10

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 20 km depth

15 Sep 22:14 UTC: First to report: INETER after 6 minutes.
15 Sep 22:21: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 20.0 km (from 6.2 to 12.4 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.1 km (2.6 mi) towards SSW.
Date & time: Sep 15, 2020 22:08:10 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-09-15 16:08:10
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.841°N / 86.714°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Antipode: 10.841°S / 93.286°E
Nearest volcano: Mombacho (137 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
121 km (75 mi) WSW of La Cruz (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) W of Liberia (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) SSW of Masaya (Nicaragua) (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) SSW of Managua (Nicaragua) (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) WNW of Nicoya (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) W of San Jose (Upala) (pop: 31,400) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) WNW of Canas (Cañas) (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) WNW of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (179 mi) WNW of Alajuela (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
305 km (190 mi) WNW of San Jose (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.220 km84 Km Al Oeste De Caba Santa Elena, Costa RicaINETER
4.510 km92 Km WSW of San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua, Costa RicaUSGS
4.3126 kmNear Coast Of NicaraguaEMSC
4.3126 km22 Km Al Suroeste De San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua.RSN

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