Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - 3.5 km north of Fortuna, Bagaces, Guanacaste, Costa Rica, on Wednesday, 25 Nov 2020 7:02 am (GMT -6) -
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Light magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 3 km depth
25 Nov 14:06 UTC: First to report: RSN after 1 hour and 4 minutes.
Date & time: 25 Nov 2020 13:02:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 25 Nov 2020 7:02 am (GMT -6)
Depth: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.705°N / 85.199°W (Bagaces, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Miravalles (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) N of Fortuna (Guanacaste) (pop: 1,770) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) WSW of Bijagua (Alajuela) (pop: 1,090) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NNE of Bagaces (Guanacaste) (pop: 4,110) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) ENE of Liberia (Guanacaste) (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) SSW of San José (Upala, Alajuela) (pop: 31,400) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NNW of Canas (Cañas, Guanacaste) (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NNE of Nicoya (Guanacaste) (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) NNW of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) NW of San Francisco (Heredia) (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) NW of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||3 km||3 Km Al Este De Mogote, Bagaces., Costa Rica||RSN|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.