Mag. 2.6 earthquake - 11 Km Al Norte De Rivas De Perez Zeledon., Costa Rica, on 26 de septiembre del 2020 4:48 am -
Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 6 km depth
26 Sep 14:26 UTC: First to report: RSN after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 26 de septiembre del 2020 4:48 am
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.515°N / 83.614°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Irazu (58 km / 36 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) N of Rio Blanco
11 km (7 mi) ESE of Villa Mills
21 km (13 mi) NNE of Daniel Flores (pop: 10,000)
28 km (18 mi) N of Mercedes (Pérez Zeledón) (pop: 5,470)
44 km (27 mi) S of Turrialba (pop: 29,000)
51 km (32 mi) SE of Cartago (pop: 26,600)
69 km (43 mi) SE of San José (pop: 335,000)
83 km (51 mi) SW of Puerto Limon (pop: 63,100)
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 2.6||6 km||11 Km Al Norte De Rivas De Perez Zeledon., Costa Rica||RSN|
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