Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica, 77 km southwest of David, Panama, on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 12:34 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 23 km depth
20 Apr 17:18 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 hours.
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.92°N / 82.91°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Antipode: 7.92°S / 97.09°E↗
Nearest volcano: Baru (107 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) SSW of Burica (Panama) (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) S of Puerto Armuelles (Panama) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) S of Canoas (pop: 4,570) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SW of Pedregal (Distrito de David, Panama) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) SSW of Concepcion (Panama) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SW of David (Panama) (pop: 82,000) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SSE of Golfito (pop: 6,780) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) S of Corredor (Ciudad Neily) (pop: 7,080) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) SW of Las Lomas (Distrito de David, Panama) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (161 mi) SSE of San Jose (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.0||23 km||SOUTH OF PANAMA, Costa Rica||EMSC|
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