Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake - 44 km southwest of Liberia, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica, on Monday, 16 Nov 9.10 pm (GMT -6) -

Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake  - 44 km southwest of Liberia, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica, on Monday, 16 Nov 9.10 pm (GMT -6)

Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 24 km depth

17 Nov 03:14 UTC: First to report: INETER after 4 minutes.
17 Nov 03:21: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 21.0 to 24.0 km (from 13 to 14.9 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5.1 km (3.1 mi) towards WSW.
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Date & time: 17 Nov 2020 03:10:12 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 16 Nov 9.10 pm (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 3.4
Depth: 24.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.441°N / 85.787°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Rincón de la Vieja (67 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (11 mi) SW of Sardinal (pop: 3,270)
22 km (14 mi) W of Belén (pop: 2,720)
30 km (19 mi) NW of Santa Cruz (pop: 12,300)
44 km (27 mi) SW of Liberia (pop: 45,400)
49 km (30 mi) NW of Nicoya (pop: 15,300)
75 km (47 mi) W of Cañas (pop: 20,300)
195 km (121 mi) SE of Managua (Nicaragua) (pop: 973,100)
195 km (121 mi) NW of San José (pop: 335,000)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 26°C (79 F), humidity: 94%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from SW
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.424 km17 Km Al Norte De Tamarindo, Costa RicaINETER
M 3.631 km7 Km Al Norte De Conchal, Guanacaste., Costa RicaRSN
M 3.631 kmCOSTA RICAEMSC

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