Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - 2.4 km northeast of Tigra, Alajuela, Costa Rica, on 15 de septiembre del 2020 9:48 pm -
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Light magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 5 km depth
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↗ (San Carlos, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica)
Antipode: 10.354°S / 95.436°E↗
Nearest volcano: Arenal (19 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NE of Tigra (Alajuela) (pop: 194) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (10 mi) WNW of Ciudad Quesada (Barrio San Martín, Alajuela) (pop: 27,300) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SE of La Fortuna (Alajuela) (pop: 3,010) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NNW of San Ramon (San Ramón, Alajuela) (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) NNE of Esparza (Espíritu Santo, Puntarenas) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NNE of Chacarita (Puntarenas) (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) NW of Alajuela (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NW of Mercedes (Heredia) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) NW of San Francisco (Heredia) (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) NW of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.9||5 km||3 Km Al Noreste De Tigra, San Carlos., Costa Rica||RSN|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.