Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 37 km west of San Isidro, Costa Rica, on Sunday, 16 May 2021 at 18:25 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 56 km depth
16 May 18:47 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 22 minutes.
Depth: 56.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.32°N / 84.03°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Irazu (76 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) SE of Quepos (pop: 7,810) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) W of San Isidro (pop: 34,900) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (33 mi) SSE of Tejar (Acosta) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) S of Aserri (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (38 mi) SSW of Paraiso (pop: 39,700) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) S of San Miguel (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) S of Curridabat (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (43 mi) S of San Jose (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) S of San Francisco (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) SW of Limon (pop: 63,100) --> 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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