Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - 17 km north of San Vito, Coto Brus, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on Wednesday, 26 May 2021 at 04:22 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 9 km depth
26 May 04:27 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 minutes.
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.97°N / 82.97°W (Coto Brus, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Baru (50 km / 31 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (10 mi) N of San Vito (Puntarenas) (pop: 3,980) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NW of Rio Sereno (Chiriquí, Panama) (pop: 1,370) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) N of Corredor (Ciudad Neily, Puntarenas) (pop: 7,080) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NNE of Golfito (Puntarenas) (pop: 6,780) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) ESE of Buenos Aires (Puntarenas) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NW of La Concepcion (Chiriquí, Panama) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NW of David (Chiriquí, Panama) (pop: 82,000) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) ESE of San Isidro (San José) (pop: 34,900) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) SE of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) ESE of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||9 km||PANAMA-COSTA RICA BORDER REGION||EMSC|
|3.0||14 km||Costa Rica: 6 Km Al Norte De Pittier, Coto Brus.||RSN|
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