Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - 3 Km Al Noreste De Tigra, San Carlos., Costa Rica on Wednesday, 16 September 2020
16 Sep 04:08 UTC: First to report: RSN after 20 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 15 de septiembre del 2020 9:48 pm
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.354°N / 84.564°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Arenal (19 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NE of Tigra (pop: 200)
6 km (4 mi) SE of Pocosol (pop: 2,900)
10 km (6 mi) W of Florencia (pop: 900)
62 km (39 mi) NW of San Francisco (pop: 55,900)
70 km (44 mi) NW of San José (pop: 335,000)
172 km (107 mi) NW of Limón (pop: 63,100)
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 16 Sep 03:48 UTC||M 2.9 / 5 km||3 Km Al Noreste De Tigra, San Carlos., Costa Rica||RSN|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (modified Mercalli) scale.At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.