Mag. 3.5 earthquake - 42 km south of San José, Costa Rica, on 06 de octubre del 2020 6:51 am -

Mag. 3.5 earthquake  - 42 km south of San José, Costa Rica, on 06 de octubre del 2020 6:51 am

Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 33 km depth

6 Oct 14:46 UTC: First to report: RSN after 1 hour and 55 minutes.
Date & time: 6 Oct 2020 12:51:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 06 de octubre del 2020 6:51 am
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.558°N / 84.136°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Irazu (56 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) SW of Santa Cecilia (Tarrazú)
14 km (9 mi) N of Quepos (pop: 7,810)
21 km (13 mi) ENE of Parrita (pop: 3,730)
24 km (15 mi) SSE of Tejar (Acosta) (pop: 22,400)
35 km (22 mi) SSE of San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal) (pop: 27,400)
42 km (26 mi) SW of Cartago (pop: 26,600)
42 km (26 mi) S of San José (pop: 335,000)
130 km (81 mi) WSW of Limón (pop: 63,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 23.9°C (75 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts)
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.533 km15 Km Al Norte De Quepos., Costa RicaRSN
M 3.533 km42 Km S of San Jose, Costa RicaEMSC

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