Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Nandayure, 32 km southeast of Nicoya, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica, on 2021-04-17 00:41:34 -

Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Nandayure, 32 km southeast of Nicoya, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica, on 2021-04-17 00:41:34

Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 9 km depth

17 Apr 06:49 UTC: First to report: INETER after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Apr 2021 06:41:34 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2021-04-17 00:41:34
Magnitude: 2.6
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.891°N / 85.331°W (Nandayure, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Arenal (94 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) SSE of Hojancha (Guanacaste) (pop: 1,820) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SW of Nandayure (Guanacaste) (pop: 1,650) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) E of Samara (Guanacaste) (pop: 1,070) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SSE of Nicoya (Guanacaste) (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) W of Chacarita (Puntarenas) (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) SSW of Canas (Cañas, Guanacaste) (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) S of Liberia (Guanacaste) (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) S of Liberia (Guanacaste) (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) W of San Francisco (Heredia) (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) W of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
2.69 km12 Km Al Sur De Porvenir, Costa RicaINETER

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