Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Aserri, 18 km southwest of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica, on 16 de mayo del 2021 5:46 am -
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 13 km depth
16 May 15:42 UTC: First to report: RSN after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 16 de mayo del 2021 5:46 am
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.789°N / 84.147°W (Aserri, Provincia de San José, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Irazu (39 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) ESE of San Ignacio (San José) (pop: 3,070) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) SW of Aserri (San José) (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) ENE of Tejar (Acosta, San José) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SW of San Miguel (San José) (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SSW of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SW of Curridabat (San José) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) S of San Francisco de Heredia (Heredia) (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSE of Alajuela (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WSW of Cartago (pop: 26,600) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) W of Limon (Limón) (pop: 63,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.6||13 km||2 Km Al Oeste De Vuelta Del Jorco, Aserri., Costa Rica||RSN|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.