Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - Cartago, Provincia de Cartago, 17 km south of San Jose, Costa Rica, on 15 de abril del 2021 12:58 am -
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 66 km depth
15 Apr 18:58 UTC: First to report: RSN after 6 seconds.
Date & time: 15 Apr 2021 18:58:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 15 de abril del 2021 12:58 am
Depth: 66.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.787°N / 84.034°W (Cartago, Provincia de Cartago, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Irazu (29 km / 18 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SE of Pacayas (Cartago) (pop: 1,560) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) SSE of San Miguel (San José) (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) SE of Aserri (San José) (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SSW of San Diego (Alajuelita, Cartago) (pop: 17,000) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) S of Curridabat (San José) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SW of Cartago (pop: 26,600) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) SSE of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) WSW of Paraiso (Cartago) (pop: 39,700) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSE of San Francisco de Heredia (Heredia) (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (69 mi) WSW of Limon (Limón) (pop: 63,100) --> 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||66 km||1 Km Al Sur De Corralillo, Cartago., 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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