Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 10.3 km southwest of Sámara, Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica, on 28 de octubre del 2020 5:06 am -
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Light magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 3 km depth
28 Oct 14:10 UTC: First to report: RSN after 3 hours.
Date & time: 28 Oct 2020 11:06:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 28 de octubre del 2020 5:06 am
Depth: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.804°N / 85.579°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Miravalles (115 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) SSW of Samara (Guanacaste) (pop: 1,070) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) SSW of Hojancha (Guanacaste) (pop: 1,820) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) SSW of Nicoya (Guanacaste) (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) S of Santa Cruz (Guanacaste) (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) WSW of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SW of Canas (Cañas, Guanacaste) (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) WSW of Chacarita (Puntarenas) (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) S of Liberia (Guanacaste) (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (100 mi) W of San Francisco (Heredia) (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) W of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.2||3 km||10 Km Al Sur De Samara, Nicoya., Costa Rica||RSN|
|M 3.2||3 km||Off Coast Of Costa Rica||EMSC|
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