Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 7 Km Al Oeste De Quepos., Costa Rica, on 27 de septiembre del 2020 4:52 am -
Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 43 km depth
27 Sep 15:50 UTC: First to report: RSN after 5 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 27 de septiembre del 2020 4:52 am
Depth: 43.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.414°N / 84.231°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Irazu (75 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) WSW of Quepos (pop: 7,810)
15 km (10 mi) SE of Parrita (pop: 3,730)
36 km (22 mi) SW of San Marcos (Tarrazú) (pop: 4,260)
37 km (23 mi) S of Tejar (Acosta) (pop: 22,400)
47 km (29 mi) S of San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal) (pop: 27,400)
59 km (37 mi) W of San Isidro (pop: 34,900)
60 km (37 mi) SSW of San José (pop: 335,000)
65 km (41 mi) S of San Francisco (pop: 55,900)
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 2.9||43 km||7 Km Al Oeste De Quepos., Costa Rica||RSN|
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