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Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - 7.6 km west of San José, Upala, Alajuela, Costa Rica, on 2020-10-11 16:42:34

Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - 7.6 km west of San José, Upala, Alajuela, Costa Rica, on 2020-10-11 16:42:34

Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 181 km depth

11 Oct 22:49 UTC: First to report: INETER after 7 minutes.
Date & time: Oct 11, 2020 22:42:34 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-11 16:42:34
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 181.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.977°N / 85.201°W (Upala, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica)
Antipode: 10.977°S / 94.799°E
Nearest volcano: Rincón de la Vieja (21 km / 13 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) WNW of San José (Upala, Alajuela) (pop: 31,400) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) WNW of Upala (Alajuela) (pop: 4,190) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (20 mi) NNW of Bijagua (Alajuela) (pop: 1,090) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) ESE of La Cruz (Guanacaste) (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) N of Canas (Cañas, Guanacaste) (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) NNE of Nicoya (Guanacaste) (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) NW of Alajuela (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (100 mi) NW of San Francisco (Heredia) (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) NW of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) SE of Managua (Nicaragua) (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 28°C (82 F), humidity: 83%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
3.6181 km7 Km Al Norte De Cuatro Bocas, Costa RicaINETER
3.7184 km23 Km Al Norte De Aguas Claras, Upala., Costa RicaRSN
3.7184 kmNicaragua, Costa RicaEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Samara / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
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