Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - Coto Brus, 23 km north of Golfito, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on Wednesday, 21 April 2021 at 18:53 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 57 km depth
21 Apr 19:52 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 59 minutes.
Date & time: 21 Apr 2021 18:53:08 UTC -
Depth: 57.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.81°N / 83.14°W (Coto Brus, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Baru (66 km / 41 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) W of San Vito (Puntarenas) (pop: 3,980) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) N of Golfito (Puntarenas) (pop: 6,780) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NW of Corredor (Ciudad Neily, Puntarenas) (pop: 7,080) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NW of Canoas (Puntarenas) (pop: 4,570) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) ESE of Ciudad Cortés (Puntarenas) (pop: 3,850) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) SSE of Buenos Aires (Puntarenas) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) WNW of La Concepcion (Chiriquí, Panama) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SE of San Isidro (San José) (pop: 34,900) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) SE of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) SE of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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