Mag. 3.4 earthquake - 73 Km Al Oeste De Rosario, Costa Rica, on 2020-09-26 10:51:56 -

Mag. 3.4 earthquake  - 73 Km Al Oeste De Rosario, Costa Rica, on 2020-09-26 10:51:56

Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 30 km depth

26 Sep 16:56 UTC: First to report: INETER after 4 minutes.
26 Sep 17:00: Magnitude recalculated from 3.6 to 3.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 30.0 km (from 6.2 to 18.6 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 40 km (25 mi) towards ENE.
26 Sep 17:07: Magnitude recalculated from 3.3 to 3.4. Epicenter location corrected by 4.2 km (2.6 mi) towards E.
Date & time: 26 Sep 2020 04:51:56 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-09-26 10:51:56
Magnitude: 3.4
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.564°N / 86.612°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Orosí (137 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
117 km (73 mi) WNW of Santa Cruz (pop: 12,300)
129 km (80 mi) W of Liberia (pop: 45,400)
135 km (84 mi) WNW of Nicoya (pop: 15,300)
166 km (103 mi) W of Canas (Cañas) (pop: 20,300)
167 km (104 mi) WSW of San José (Upala) (pop: 31,400)
205 km (127 mi) WNW of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700)
279 km (173 mi) WNW of San Francisco (pop: 55,900)
286 km (177 mi) WNW of San José (pop: 335,000)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 27.6°C (82 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NE
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.430 km73 Km Al Oeste De Rosario, Costa RicaINETER
M 4.116 km110 Km Al Oeste De Cabo Velas, Guanacaste., Costa RicaRSN
M 4.116 kmOff Coast Of Costa RicaEMSC

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