Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 5 Km Al Norte De Santa Maria De Dota., Costa Rica, on 25 de septiembre del 2020 3:54 am -
Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 5 km depth
25 Sep 16:38 UTC: First to report: RSN after 7 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 25 de septiembre del 2020 3:54 am
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.699°N / 83.962°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Irazu (33 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) W of Chonta (Dota)
8 km (5 mi) NE of San Marcos (Tarrazú) (pop: 4,260)
16 km (10 mi) S of Tobosi (El Guarco) (pop: 4,060)
16 km (10 mi) SW of Orosí (Paraíso) (pop: 4,350)
24 km (15 mi) SSW of Cot (pop: 6,780)
29 km (18 mi) SSE of San José (pop: 335,000)
30 km (19 mi) E of Tejar (Acosta) (pop: 22,400)
107 km (66 mi) WSW of Puerto Limon (Limón) (pop: 63,100)
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 2.8||5 km||5 Km Al Norte De Santa Maria De Dota., Costa Rica||RSN|
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