Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 7.8 km west of Quepos, Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on 27 de septiembre del 2020 4:52 am
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 43 km depth
27 Sep 15:50 UTC: First to report: RSN after 5 hours.
|Date & time||Sep 27, 2020 10:52:00 UTC|
|Local time at epicenter||27 de septiembre del 2020 4:52 am|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||9.414°N / 84.231°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)|
|Antipode||9.414°S / 95.769°E|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||RSN|
|Nearest volcano||Irazu (75 km / 47 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||8 km (5 mi) WSW of Quepos (pop: 7,810) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
15 km (10 mi) SE of Parrita (pop: 3,730) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
37 km (23 mi) S of Tejar (Acosta) (pop: 22,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
47 km (29 mi) S of San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal) (pop: 27,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
52 km (32 mi) SSW of Aserri (pop: 25,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
54 km (34 mi) SSW of San Miguel (pop: 28,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
59 km (37 mi) W of San Isidro (pop: 34,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
60 km (37 mi) SSW of San Jose (pop: 335,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
62 km (38 mi) SW of Paraiso (pop: 39,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
65 km (41 mi) S of San Francisco (pop: 55,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Estimated seismic energy released||1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|2.9||43 km||7 Km Al Oeste De Quepos., 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.