Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 43 km southeast of San José, Costa Rica, on 2020-10-24 09:42:09 -

Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 43 km southeast of San José, Costa Rica, on 2020-10-24 09:42:09

Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 6 km depth

24 Oct 15:49 UTC: First to report: INETER after 7 minutes.
24 Oct 15:56: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 6.0 km (from 3.1 to 3.7 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1 km (0.6 mi) towards NE.
Date & time: Oct 24, 2020 15:42:09 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-24 09:42:09
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.629°N / 83.847°W (El Guarco, Provincia de Cartago, Costa Rica)
Antipode: 9.629°S / 96.153°E
Nearest volcano: Irazu (40 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) ESE of Copey (San José) (pop: 288) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) S of Paraiso (Cartago) (pop: 39,700) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SSE of Cartago (pop: 26,600) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) NNW of San Isidro (San José) (pop: 34,900) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (21 mi) SSE of San Diego (Alajuelita, Cartago) (pop: 17,000) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (21 mi) SSE of San Diego (Cartago) (pop: 17,000) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SSW of Turrialba (Cartago) (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) SE of Curridabat (San José) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (26 mi) SE of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) WSW of Puerto Limon (Limón) (pop: 63,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 23.7°C (75 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from W
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
4.06 km9 Km Al Sureste De Tres De Junio, Costa RicaINETER
4.012 km1 Km Al Noreste De Copey De Dota., Costa RicaRSN
4.012 km42 Km SE of San Jose, Costa RicaEMSC
3.810 km17 Km ESE of San Marcos, Costa RicaUSGS

User reports for this quake (3)

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9.8275°N 83.5909°W / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / very short : Lasted   
near Belen, Carrillo, Guanacaste (227.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
San Jose / not felt : I suspect I slept through it. Pity! My first real quake.  
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