Light mag. 2.8 earthquake - 27 km southeast of San Jose, Upala, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica, on 16 de abril del 2021 1:15 am -
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Light magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 5 km depth
16 Apr 13:42 UTC: First to report: RSN after 6 hours.
Date & time: 16 Apr 2021 07:15:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 16 de abril del 2021 1:15 am
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.735°N / 85.028°W (Upala, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Tenorio (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) E of Bijagua (Alajuela) (pop: 1,090) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) S of Upala (Alajuela) (pop: 4,190) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) ENE of Fortuna (Guanacaste) (pop: 1,770) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SSE of San Jose (Upala, Alajuela) (pop: 31,400) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) NNE of Canas (Cañas, Guanacaste) (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NW of Ciudad Quesada (Barrio San Martín, Alajuela) (pop: 27,300) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NNW of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) NW of Alajuela (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) NW of San Francisco (Heredia) (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) NW 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||5 km||3 Km Al Este De Bijagua, Upala., 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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