Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 91 km southwest of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica, on 19 de mayo del 2021 8:35 am -
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Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 3 km depth
19 May 14:58 UTC: First to report: RSN after 23 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 19 de mayo del 2021 8:35 am
Depth: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.356°N / 84.672°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Poas (105 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) S of Jaco (pop: 4,090) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) SW of Tejar (Acosta) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SW of San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal) (pop: 27,400) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) S of Chacarita (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SW of San Miguel (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SW of Alajuela (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SW of San Jose (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (57 mi) SW of San Francisco (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SW of Curridabat (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) SW of San Francisco de Heredia (Heredia) (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.5||3 km||Costa Rica: 29 Km Al Sur De Jaco, Garabito.||RSN|
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