Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 11 Km Al Suroeste De Jacó, Costa Rica, on 2020-10-13 00:09:54 -

Mag. 2.9 earthquake  - 11 Km Al Suroeste De Jacó, Costa Rica, on 2020-10-13 00:09:54

Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 5 km depth

13 Oct 06:21 UTC: First to report: INETER after 11 minutes.
Date & time: 13 Oct 2020 06:09:54 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-13 00:09:54
Magnitude: 2.9
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.54°N / 84.695°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Poas (89 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) SSW of Desamparados (San Mateo) (pop: 14,400)
51 km (31 mi) S of Esparza (Espíritu Santo) (pop: 15,600)
51 km (32 mi) SSE of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700)
55 km (34 mi) SW of San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal) (pop: 27,400)
56 km (35 mi) WSW of Tejar (Acosta) (pop: 22,400)
75 km (47 mi) SW of Alajuela (pop: 47,500)
80 km (50 mi) SW of San José (pop: 335,000)
189 km (117 mi) WSW of Puerto Limon (pop: 63,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Moderate Rain 27°C (81 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 2.95 km11 Km Al Suroeste De Jacó, Costa RicaINETER

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