Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Acosta, 24 km southwest of San Jose, San José, San Jose, Costa Rica, on Tuesday, 2 Mar 2021 5:09 am (GMT +0) -
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Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 7 km depth
2 Mar 14:24 UTC: First to report: RSN after 9 hours.
Date & time: 2 Mar 2021 05:09:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 2 Mar 2021 5:09 am (GMT +0)
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.81°N / 84.264°W (Acosta, San Jose, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Barva (40 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) SE of San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal, San José) (pop: 27,400) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) NNW of Tejar (Acosta, San José) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SW of San Rafael (San José) (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) WSW of Aserri (San José) (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) WSW of San Felipe (San José) (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) WSW of San Miguel (San José) (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSW of Alajuela (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SW of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SW of San Francisco de Heredia (Heredia) (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) W of Puerto Limon (Limón) (pop: 63,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.7||7 km||5 Km Al Suroeste De Tabarcia De Mora., 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 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.