Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - 32 km southwest of Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on 21 de mayo del 2021 2:42 am -
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Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 15 km depth
21 May 13:58 UTC: First to report: RSN after 5 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 21 de mayo del 2021 2:42 am
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.753°N / 85.02°W (Puntarenas, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Arenal (86 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) SW of Paquera (Puntarenas) (pop: 1,510) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SW of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SW of Chacarita (Puntarenas) (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SW of Esparza (Espíritu Santo, Puntarenas) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) SE of Nicoya (Guanacaste) (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) S of Canas (Cañas, Guanacaste) (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) W of San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal, San José) (pop: 27,400) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) WSW of Alajuela (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) WSW of San Francisco (Heredia) (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) W of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.7||15 km||Costa Rica: 12 Km Al Suroeste De Paquera, Puntarenas.||RSN|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.7, 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.