Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Upala, Provincia de Alajuela, 38 km east of Liberia, Costa Rica, on 30 de marzo del 2021 10:30 pm -
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 3 km depth
31 Mar 15:20 UTC: First to report: RSN after 11 hours.
Date & time: 31 Mar 2021 04:30:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 30 de marzo del 2021 10:30 pm
Depth: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.727°N / 85.101°W (Upala, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Miravalles (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) W of Bijagua (Alajuela) (pop: 1,090) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) ENE of Fortuna (Guanacaste) (pop: 1,770) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SSW of Upala (Alajuela) (pop: 4,190) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) S of San Jose (Upala, Alajuela) (pop: 31,400) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NNW of Tilaran (Tilarán, Guanacaste) (pop: 7,300) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) N of Canas (Cañas, Guanacaste) (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) WNW of Ciudad Quesada (Barrio San Martín, Alajuela) (pop: 27,300) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) NW of Alajuela (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) NW of San Francisco (Heredia) (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) NW of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.6||3 km||5 Km Al Oeste De Bijagua, Upala., Costa Rica||RSN|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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