Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Bagaces, 21 km east of Liberia, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica, on Saturday, 17 April 2021 at 02:35 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 4 km depth
17 Apr 02:42 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Apr 2021 02:35:34 UTC -
Depth: 4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.61°N / 85.25°W (Bagaces, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Miravalles (19 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) SW of Fortuna (Guanacaste) (pop: 1,770) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) N of Bagaces (Guanacaste) (pop: 4,110) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) E of Liberia (Guanacaste) (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NW of Canas (Cañas, Guanacaste) (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) WNW of Tilaran (Tilarán, Guanacaste) (pop: 7,300) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SSW of San Jose (Upala, Alajuela) (pop: 31,400) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NNE of Nicoya (Guanacaste) (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NNW of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) WNW of San Francisco (Heredia) (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) WNW of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.1||4 km||COSTA RICA||EMSC|
|3.1||4 km||21 Km Al Norte De Liberia, Costa Rica||INETER|
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