Mag. 2.4 earthquake - 2 Km Al Oeste De Corralillo, Cartago., Costa Rica, on 16 de octubre del 2020 2:17 am -
Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 7 km depth
16 Oct 15:14 UTC: First to report: RSN after 7 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 16 de octubre del 2020 2:17 am
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.802°N / 84.052°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Irazu (29 km / 18 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (0 mi) SW of Pacayas (Cartago) (pop: 1,560)
12 km (7 mi) E of San Ignacio (pop: 3,070)
15 km (9 mi) SSE of San José (pop: 335,000)
16 km (10 mi) WSW of Cartago (pop: 26,600)
16 km (10 mi) NNW of San Marcos (Tarrazú) (pop: 4,260)
18 km (11 mi) SE of Salitral (pop: 2,830)
30 km (18 mi) SE of Alajuela (pop: 47,500)
113 km (70 mi) W of Puerto Limon (Limón) (pop: 63,100)
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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|M 2.4||7 km||2 Km Al Oeste De Corralillo, Cartago., Costa Rica||RSN|
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