Mag. 3.0 earthquake - 30 Km Al Sur De Puerto Quepos, Costa Rica, on 2020-10-07 02:09:50 -

Mag. 3.0 earthquake  - 30 Km Al Sur De Puerto Quepos, Costa Rica, on 2020-10-07 02:09:50

Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 16 km depth

7 Oct 08:14 UTC: First to report: INETER after 4 minutes.
7 Oct 08:21: Magnitude recalculated from 2.9 to 3.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 17.0 to 16.0 km (from 10.6 to 9.9 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 34 km (21 mi) towards SSW.
Date & time: 7 Oct 2020 08:09:50 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-07 02:09:50
Magnitude: 3.0
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.169°N / 84.24°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Irazu (100 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) SSW of Quepos (pop: 7,810)
64 km (39 mi) WSW of San Isidro (pop: 34,900)
64 km (40 mi) S of Tejar (Acosta) (pop: 22,400)
74 km (46 mi) S of San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal) (pop: 27,400)
85 km (53 mi) SSW of Paraiso (pop: 39,700)
87 km (54 mi) S of San José (pop: 335,000)
94 km (59 mi) S of Alajuela (pop: 47,500)
161 km (100 mi) SW of Puerto Limon (pop: 63,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Fog 19°C (66 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 3.016 km30 Km Al Sur De Puerto Quepos, Costa RicaINETER
M 3.331 km27 Km Al Suroeste De Savegre, Quepos., Costa RicaRSN

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