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Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - 6 Km Al Oeste De Varablanca, Heredia., Costa Rica on Sunday, 18 October 2020

Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake  - 6 Km Al Oeste De Varablanca, Heredia., Costa Rica on Sunday, 18 October 2020
18 Oct 14:56 UTC: First to report: RSN after 4 hours.
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Date & time: Sunday, 18 October 2020 10:56 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 18 de octubre del 2020 4:56 am
Magnitude: 2.8
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.191°N / 84.215°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Poas (2 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) SE of Río Segundo (pop: 9,900)
13 km (8 mi) N of Sabanilla (pop: 1000)
15 km (9 mi) NE of San Juan (pop: 7,700)
24 km (15 mi) NW of San Francisco (pop: 55,900)
32 km (20 mi) NW of San José (pop: 335,000)
131 km (81 mi) W of Limón (pop: 63,100)
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
18 de octubre del 2020 4:56 am (18 Oct 10:56:00 UTC)M 2.8 / 6 km6 Km Al Oeste De Varablanca, Heredia., Costa RicaRSN

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
At magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
10.6 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)

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Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - 6 Km Al Oeste De Varablanca, Heredia., Costa Rica on Sunday, 18 October 2020

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