Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 318 km east of Cocos Island, Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on Monday, 4 Jan 2021 5:46 pm (GMT -6) -

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - North Pacific Ocean, 318 km east of Cocos Island, Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on Monday, 4 Jan 2021 5:46 pm (GMT -6)

Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

5 Jan 01:00 UTC: First to report: INETER after 1 hour and 13 minutes.
Date & time: 4 Jan 2021 23:46:44 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 4 Jan 2021 5:46 pm (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.756°N / 84.301°W
Nearby towns and cities:
423 km (263 mi) SSW of Puerto Armuelles (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
448 km (278 mi) SSW of Golfito (pop: 6,780) --> See nearby quakes!
451 km (280 mi) SSW of Pedregal (Distrito de David) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
457 km (284 mi) SSW of Corredor (Ciudad Neily) (pop: 7,080) --> See nearby quakes!
457 km (284 mi) SSW of La Concepcion (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
458 km (284 mi) SSW of David (pop: 82,000) --> See nearby quakes!
460 km (286 mi) SSW of Las Lomas (Distrito de David) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
483 km (300 mi) SSW of Volcan (Bugaba) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
522 km (325 mi) SW of Santiago (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
604 km (375 mi) SW of Penonomé (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (197 mi) ESE of Cocos Island --> See nearby quakes!
319 km (198 mi) ESE of Viking Rock Island --> See nearby quakes!
446 km (277 mi) SSW of Isla de Los Higueros Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.410 km310 Km Al Oeste De Isla De Malpelo, ColombiaINETER

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North Babylon / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Very slight vibration felt. No train/subway/trucks or anything anywhere near us.
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Aftershocks of the 5.4 quake North Pacific Ocean, 318 km east of Cocos Island, Puntarenas, Costa Rica, 4 Jan 2021 5:46 pm (GMT -6)

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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 318 km east of Cocos Island, Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on Monday, 4 Jan 2021 5:46 pm (GMT -6)

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