Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 34 km south of Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on 22 de mayo del 2021 11:22 am -
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Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 20 km depth
22 May 17:40 UTC: First to report: RSN after 18 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 22 de mayo del 2021 11:22 am
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.677°N / 84.918°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Arenal (91 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) S of Paquera (pop: 1,510) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) WNW of Jaco (pop: 4,090) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SSW of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SSW of Chacarita (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SW of Esparza (Espíritu Santo) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) WSW of San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal) (pop: 27,400) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) WSW of Alajuela (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) WSW of San Francisco (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) WSW of San Francisco de Heredia (Heredia) (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) WSW of San Jose (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.4||20 km||Costa Rica: 16 Km Al Sur De Paquera, Puntarenas.||RSN|
|3.4||20 km||COSTA RICA||EMSC|
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