Mag. 3.6 earthquake - 19 km northwest of Quesada, Barrio San Martín, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica, on 2020-09-28 06:11:29 -

Mag. 3.6 earthquake  - 19 km northwest of Quesada, Barrio San Martín, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica, on 2020-09-28 06:11:29

Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 89 km depth

28 Sep 12:21 UTC: First to report: INETER after 10 minutes.
Date & time: 28 Sep 2020 12:11:29 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-09-28 06:11:29
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 89.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.455°N / 84.535°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Arenal (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) E of La Fortuna (San Carlos) (pop: 3,010)
13 km (8 mi) NE of Pocosol (pop: 2,950)
19 km (12 mi) NW of Quesada (Barrio San Martín) (pop: 27,300)
37 km (23 mi) NW of Río Segundo (Valverde Vega) (pop: 9,850)
41 km (26 mi) N of San Ramón (pop: 10,800)
60 km (37 mi) NW of Alajuela (pop: 47,500)
76 km (47 mi) NW of San José (pop: 335,000)
172 km (107 mi) WNW of Limón (pop: 63,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 19°C (66 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from ENE
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.689 km53 Km Al Noroeste De Vara Blanca, Costa RicaINETER
M 4.0104 km7 Km Al Este De Fortuna, San Carlos., Costa RicaRSN

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