Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - 2 Km Al Sureste De Piedades De Santa Ana., Costa Rica on Monday, 12 October 2020
12 Oct 16:28 UTC: First to report: RSN after 12 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 11 de octubre del 2020 10:50 pm
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.919°N / 84.207°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Barva (27 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SW of Santa Ana (pop: 8,000)
3 km (2 mi) NW of Salitral (pop: 2,800)
4 km (2 mi) E of Colón (pop: 9,700)
12 km (7 mi) SW of San Francisco (pop: 55,900)
14 km (8 mi) W of San José (pop: 335,000)
129 km (80 mi) W of Limón (pop: 63,100)
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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.
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|11 de octubre del 2020 10:50 pm (12 Oct 04:50:00 UTC)||M 2.9 / 9 km||2 Km Al Sureste De Piedades De Santa Ana., Costa Rica||RSN|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
Pozos de Santa Ana at Residencias Los Jardines / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 1-2 s