Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 27 km southeast of Buenos Aires, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on 09 de abril del 2021 2:43 pm -
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 17 km depth
9 Apr 21:12 UTC: First to report: RSN after 29 minutes.
Date & time: 9 Apr 2021 20:43:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 09 de abril del 2021 2:43 pm
Depth: 17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.073°N / 83.106°W (Buenos Aires, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Baru (69 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) ESE of Buenos Aires (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NNW of San Vito (pop: 3,980) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) ENE of Ciudad Cortés (pop: 3,850) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NNW of Corredor (Ciudad Neily) (pop: 7,080) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) N of Golfito (pop: 6,780) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) ESE of San Isidro (San José) (pop: 34,900) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) WSW of Changuinola (Bocas del Toro, Panama) (pop: 18,000) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NW of La Concepcion (Chiriquí, Panama) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) SE of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) ESE of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> 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||17 km||23 Km Al Noroeste De Pittier, Coto Brus., 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 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.