Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - 16 km north of Golfito, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on 2021-05-15 20:15:56 -
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Weak magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 20 km depth
16 May 02:21 UTC: First to report: INETER after 5 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-05-15 20:15:56
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.74°N / 83.142°W↗ (Golfito, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica)
Antipode: 8.74°S / 96.858°E↗
Nearest volcano: Baru (66 km / 41 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) NNW of Golfito (Puntarenas) (pop: 6,780) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) WSW of San Vito (Puntarenas) (pop: 3,980) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) WNW of Corredor (Ciudad Neily, Puntarenas) (pop: 7,080) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) NW of Canoas (Puntarenas) (pop: 4,570) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (33 mi) SSE of Buenos Aires (Puntarenas) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) WNW of Concepcion (Chiriquí, Panama) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) WNW of David (Chiriquí, Panama) (pop: 82,000) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SE of San Isidro (San José) (pop: 34,900) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (105 mi) SE of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (144 mi) SE of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
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||20 km||40 Km Al Noroeste De Paso Canoas, Costa Rica||INETER|
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