Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 99 km southwest of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica, on Sunday, 30 May 2021 at 12:48 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 11 km depth
30 May 14:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 24 minutes.
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.5°N / 84.87°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Poas (105 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) WSW of Jaco (pop: 4,090) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) S of Chacarita (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SSW of Esparza (Espíritu Santo) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) WSW of San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal) (pop: 27,400) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) WSW of Tejar (Acosta) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SW of Alajuela (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) WSW of Aserri (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SW of San Francisco (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) WSW of San Jose (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SW of San Francisco de Heredia (Heredia) (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.3||11 km||COSTA RICA||EMSC|
|3.3||11 km||Costa Rica: 30 Km Al Oeste De Jaco, Garabito.||RSN|
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