Weak mag. 3.5 earthquake - 48 km south of San José, Costa Rica, on 26 de septiembre del 2020 2:04 pm

Weak mag. 3.5 earthquake - 48 km south of San José, Costa Rica, on 26 de septiembre del 2020 2:04 pm Weak mag. 3.5 earthquake - 48 km south of San José, Costa Rica, on 26 de septiembre del 2020 2:04 pm

Weak magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 45 km depth

26 Sep 20:26 UTC: First to report: RSN after 22 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 26, 2020 20:04:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter26 de septiembre del 2020 2:04 pm
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.5
Depth45.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude9.533°N / 84.246°W (Costa Rica)
Antipode9.533°S / 95.754°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceRSN
Nearest volcanoIrazu (66 km / 41 mi)
Nearby towns and cities9 km (5 mi) E of Parrita (pop: 3,730) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
24 km (15 mi) S of Tejar (Acosta) (pop: 22,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
33 km (21 mi) S of San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal) (pop: 27,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) SSW of Aserri (pop: 25,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
42 km (26 mi) SSW of San Rafael Arriba (pop: 15,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (27 mi) SSW of San Miguel (pop: 28,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
46 km (28 mi) SSW of San Rafael (pop: 25,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) SSW of San Jose (pop: 335,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) SSW of Curridabat (pop: 34,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
53 km (33 mi) SSW of San Francisco (pop: 55,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeScattered Clouds 24.9°C (77 F), humidity: 61%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from E
Estimated seismic energy released1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.545 km9 Km Al Este De Parrita, Puntarenas., Costa RicaRSN
3.545 km48 Km SSW of San José, Costa RicaEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

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44.9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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