Weak mag. 3.4 earthquake - Parrita, Provincia de Puntarenas, 45 km south of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica, on 2021-05-22 20:59:34 -
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Weak magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 28 km depth
23 May 03:07 UTC: First to report: INETER after 8 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-05-22 20:59:34
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.542°N / 84.199°W (Parrita, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Irazu (62 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) NNW of Quepos (Puntarenas) (pop: 7,810) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) S of Tejar (Acosta, San José) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SSE of San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal, San José) (pop: 27,400) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SSW of Aserri (San José) (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SSW of San Juan de Dios (Alajuelita, San José) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (25 mi) SSW of San Rafael Arriba (San José) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SSW of San Miguel (San José) (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SSW of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SE of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) WSW of Limon (Limón) (pop: 63,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
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||28 km||13 Km Al Norte De Puerto Quepos, Costa Rica||INETER|
|3.7||46 km||Costa Rica: 13 Km Al Este De Parrita, Puntarenas.||RSN|
|3.7||46 km||COSTA RICA||EMSC|
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