25 km of Santa Cruz, Guanacaste (88.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Bagaces, 37 km east of Liberia, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica, on Friday, 28 May 2021 at 00:54 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 4 km depth
28 May 01:17 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
Depth: 4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.68°N / 85.1°W (Bagaces, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Tenorio (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) SW of Bijagua (Alajuela) (pop: 1,090) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) E of Fortuna (Guanacaste) (pop: 1,770) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NE of Bagaces (Guanacaste) (pop: 4,110) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSW of Upala (Alajuela) (pop: 4,190) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) N of Canas (Cañas, Guanacaste) (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) NNW of Tilaran (Tilarán, Guanacaste) (pop: 7,300) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) S of San Jose (Upala, Alajuela) (pop: 31,400) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) E of Liberia (Guanacaste) (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) NW of San Francisco (Heredia) (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) NW of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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