Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - San Ramon, Provincia de Alajuela, 10.7 km northeast of Esparza, Costa Rica, on 23 de mayo del 2021 1:30 am -
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Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 6 km depth
23 May 13:46 UTC: First to report: RSN after 6 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 23 de mayo del 2021 1:30 am
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.038°N / 84.578°W (San Ramon, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Platanar (37 km / 23 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) ENE of Esparza (Espíritu Santo, Puntarenas) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NW of Desamparados (San Mateo, Alajuela) (pop: 14,400) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) WSW of San Ramon (San Ramón, Alajuela) (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) ENE of Chacarita (Puntarenas) (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) ENE of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SSW of Ciudad Quesada (Barrio San Martín, Alajuela) (pop: 27,300) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) NW of San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal, San José) (pop: 27,400) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) W of Alajuela (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) W of San Francisco (Heredia) (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) WNW of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.1||6 km||Costa Rica: 9 Km Al Oeste De San Jeronimo, Esparza.||RSN|
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