Mag. 3.0 earthquake - 32 Km Al Sur De Jacó, Costa Rica, on 2020-10-13 02:00:53 -

Mag. 3.0 earthquake  - 32 Km Al Sur De Jacó, Costa Rica, on 2020-10-13 02:00:53

Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 2 km depth

13 Oct 08:07 UTC: First to report: INETER after 6 minutes.
13 Oct 11:14: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 6.0 to 2.0 km (from 3.7 to 1.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 9.8 km (6.1 mi) towards WSW.
Date & time: 13 Oct 2020 08:00:53 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-13 02:00:53
Magnitude: 3.0
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.352°N / 84.524°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Barva (91 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) SW of Parrita (pop: 3,730)
31 km (20 mi) SSE of Jacó (Garabito) (pop: 4,090)
41 km (25 mi) WSW of Quepos (pop: 7,810)
54 km (34 mi) SW of Tejar (Acosta) (pop: 22,400)
59 km (37 mi) SSW of San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal) (pop: 27,400)
81 km (50 mi) SW of San José (pop: 335,000)
81 km (51 mi) SSW of Alajuela (pop: 47,500)
178 km (111 mi) WSW of Puerto Limon (pop: 63,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 26.5°C (80 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.02 km32 Km Al Sur De Jacó, Costa RicaINETER

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