Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Quepos, Provincia de Puntarenas, 48 km south of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica, on 2021-04-11 23:20:28 -
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 31 km depth
12 Apr 05:28 UTC: First to report: INETER after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 12 Apr 2021 05:20:28 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2021-04-11 23:20:28
Depth: 31.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.5°N / 84.07°W (Quepos, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Irazu (58 km / 36 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) NE of Quepos (pop: 7,810) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) SE of Tejar (Acosta, San José) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) S of Aserri (San José) (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) S of San Miguel (San José) (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) WNW of San Isidro (San José) (pop: 34,900) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SSW of Paraiso (Cartago) (pop: 39,700) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) S of Curridabat (San José) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) S of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) ESE of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) WSW of Limon (Limón) (pop: 63,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.8||31 km||2 Km Al Norte De Naranjito, Costa Rica||INETER|
|3.3||47 km||15 Km Al Este De Quepos., 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 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.