Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 32 km south of Tejar, Costa Rica, on 2021-05-21 16:50:13 -
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Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 19 km depth
21 May 22:56 UTC: First to report: INETER after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-05-21 16:50:13
Depth: 19.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.462°N / 84.242°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Irazu (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) WNW of Quepos (pop: 7,810) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) SE of Parrita (pop: 3,730) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) S of Tejar (Acosta) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) S of San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal) (pop: 27,400) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSW of Aserri (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) SSW of San Juan de Dios (Alajuelita) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) SSW of San Rafael Arriba (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SSW of San Miguel (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SSW of San Jose (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) WSW of Limon (pop: 63,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|3.5||19 km||10 Km Al Oeste De Puerto Quepos, Costa Rica||INETER|
|3.7||43 km||Costa Rica: 11 Km Al Noroeste De Quepos.||RSN|
|3.7||43 km||COSTA RICA||EMSC|
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