Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 2 Km Al Sur De Piedades De Santa Ana., Costa Rica, on 05 de octubre del 2020 5:10 pm -

Mag. 2.9 earthquake  - 2 Km Al Sur De Piedades De Santa Ana., Costa Rica, on 05 de octubre del 2020 5:10 pm

Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 9 km depth

5 Oct 23:46 UTC: First to report: RSN after 36 minutes.
Date & time: 5 Oct 2020 11:10:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 05 de octubre del 2020 5:10 pm
Magnitude: 2.9
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.915°N / 84.218°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Barva (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) E of Colón (pop: 9,690)
11 km (7 mi) S of Alajuela (pop: 47,500)
12 km (8 mi) NE of San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal) (pop: 27,400)
15 km (9 mi) W of San José (pop: 335,000)
18 km (11 mi) WNW of San Miguel (Desamparados) (pop: 28,800)
19 km (12 mi) ESE of Atenas (pop: 7,010)
19 km (12 mi) N of Tejar (Acosta) (pop: 22,400)
130 km (81 mi) W of Puerto Limon (Limón) (pop: 63,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 19.9°C (68 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from SW
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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 2.99 km2 Km Al Sur De Piedades De Santa Ana., Costa RicaRSN

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