Mag. 2.7 earthquake - 3 Km Al Norte De Fortuna, Bagaces., Costa Rica, on 21 de octubre del 2020 5:47 am -
Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 9 km depth
21 Oct 14:12 UTC: First to report: RSN after 2 hours and 26 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 21 de octubre del 2020 5:47 am
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.704°N / 85.198°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Miravalles (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) N of Fortuna (pop: 1,770)
16 km (10 mi) WSW of Bijagua (pop: 1,090)
27 km (17 mi) ENE of Liberia (pop: 45,400)
28 km (18 mi) SSW of San José (Upala) (pop: 31,400)
29 km (18 mi) SW of Upala (pop: 4,190)
32 km (20 mi) NNW of Canas (Cañas) (pop: 20,300)
141 km (88 mi) NW of San Francisco (pop: 55,900)
149 km (93 mi) NW of San José (pop: 335,000)
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||9 km||3 Km Al Norte De Fortuna, Bagaces., Costa Rica||RSN|
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