Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 36 km south of Tejar, Costa Rica, on 2021-05-21 09:56:30 -
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Weak magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 20 km depth
21 May 16:07 UTC: First to report: INETER after 11 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-05-21 09:56:30
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.431°N / 84.311°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Irazu (79 km / 49 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) S of Parrita (pop: 3,730) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) W of Quepos (pop: 7,810) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SSW of Tejar (Acosta) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) S of San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal) (pop: 27,400) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SSW of Aserri (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SSW of San Miguel (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SSW of San Jose (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SSW of Curridabat (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SSW of San Francisco (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) WSW of Limon (pop: 63,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.0||20 km||16 Km Al Oeste De Puerto Quepos, Costa Rica||INETER|
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