Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 8 Km Al Norte De Aguas Zarcas, San Carlos., Costa Rica, on 07 de octubre del 2020 11:58 pm -
Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 12 km depth
8 Oct 13:24 UTC: First to report: RSN after 7 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 07 de octubre del 2020 11:58 pm
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.443°N / 84.325°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Platanar (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) W of Pital (pop: 2,050)
19 km (12 mi) ENE of Florencia (pop: 888)
23 km (14 mi) NNW of Río Segundo (Valverde Vega) (pop: 9,850)
39 km (24 mi) N of Naranjo (pop: 11,900)
43 km (26 mi) NNE of San Ramón (pop: 10,800)
49 km (30 mi) NNW of Alajuela (pop: 47,500)
63 km (39 mi) NNW of San José (pop: 335,000)
150 km (93 mi) WNW of Puerto Limon (pop: 63,100)
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 2.8||12 km||8 Km Al Norte De Aguas Zarcas, San Carlos., Costa Rica||RSN|
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