Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - Montes de Oro, 24 km northeast of Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on 23 de marzo del 2021 1:42 am -
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 59 km depth
23 Mar 14:36 UTC: First to report: RSN after 7 hours.
Date & time: 23 Mar 2021 07:42:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 23 de marzo del 2021 1:42 am
Depth: 59.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.162°N / 84.729°W (Montes de Oro, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Arenal (34 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) N of Miramar (Puntarenas) (pop: 6,540) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) NNW of Esparza (Espíritu Santo, Puntarenas) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NNE of Chacarita (Puntarenas) (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NNE of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) WSW of Ciudad Quesada (Barrio San Martín, Alajuela) (pop: 27,300) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SE of Canas (Cañas, Guanacaste) (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NW of San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal, San José) (pop: 27,400) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) WNW of Mercedes (Heredia) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) WNW of San Francisco (Heredia) (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) WNW of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.8||59 km||5 Km Al Sur De Arancibia, Puntarenas., Costa Rica||RSN|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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