Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - Bagaces, Provincia de Guanacaste, 25 km south of San Jose, Costa Rica, on 30 de mayo del 2021 2:49 pm -
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Light magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 3 km depth
30 May 21:06 UTC: First to report: RSN after 17 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 30 de mayo del 2021 2:49 pm
Depth: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.73°N / 85.164°W (Bagaces, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Miravalles (2 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (5 mi) NNE of Fortuna (Guanacaste) (pop: 1,770) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) W of Bijagua (Alajuela) (pop: 1,090) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) SW of Upala (Alajuela) (pop: 4,190) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) S of San Jose (Upala, Alajuela) (pop: 31,400) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) NNE of Bagaces (Guanacaste) (pop: 4,110) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) ENE of Liberia (Guanacaste) (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) NNW of Canas (Cañas, Guanacaste) (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) NNE of Nicoya (Guanacaste) (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) NW of San Francisco (Heredia) (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) NW of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.9||3 km||Costa Rica: 6 Km Al Norte De Cuipilapa, Bagaces.||RSN|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.