Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 17 km south of Paquera, Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on 06 de octubre del 2020 2:19 am
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 19 km depth
6 Oct 14:46 UTC: First to report: RSN after 6 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 06 de octubre del 2020 2:19 am
Depth: 19.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.676°N / 84.883°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Antipode: 9.676°S / 95.117°E
Nearest volcano: Arenal (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (11 mi) SSE of Paquera (pop: 1,510) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) S of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SSW of Chacarita (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SW of Esparza (Espíritu Santo) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) WSW of San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal) (pop: 27,400) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (44 mi) W of Tejar (Acosta) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) WSW of Alajuela (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) WSW of San Francisco (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) WSW of Heredia (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) WSW of San Jose (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|2.8||19 km||17 Km Al Sur De Paquera, Puntarenas., Costa Rica||RSN|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.