Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Costa Rica, 267 km south of Managua (Nicaragua), on 04 de octubre del 2020 9:47 am -

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - Costa Rica, 267 km south of Managua (Nicaragua), on 04 de octubre del 2020 9:47 am

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 14 km depth

4 Oct 16:00 UTC: First to report: RSN after 13 minutes.
Date & time: 4 Oct 2020 03:47:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 04 de octubre del 2020 9:47 am
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 14.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.737°N / 86.078°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Rincón de la Vieja (147 km / 91 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (39 mi) WSW of Sámara (Nicoya) (pop: 1,070)
79 km (49 mi) SW of Santa Cruz (pop: 12,300)
81 km (50 mi) WSW of Hojancha (pop: 1,820)
83 km (51 mi) SW of Nicoya (pop: 15,300)
92 km (57 mi) SW of Belén (pop: 2,720)
122 km (76 mi) SW of Liberia (pop: 45,400)
220 km (137 mi) W of San José (pop: 335,000)
267 km (166 mi) S of Managua (Nicaragua) (pop: 973,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 26.2°C (79 F), humidity: 84%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from SW
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.214 km62 Km Al Oeste De Samara, Nicoya., Costa RicaRSN
M 4.214 kmOff Coast Of Costa RicaEMSC

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