Light mag. 2.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 54 km south of Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on 31 de mayo del 2021 5:15 am -
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Light magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 3 km depth
31 May 15:22 UTC: First to report: RSN after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 31 de mayo del 2021 5:15 am
Depth: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.494°N / 84.852°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Poas (104 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (17 mi) WSW of Jaco (pop: 4,090) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) S of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> 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!
72 km (45 mi) WSW of San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal) (pop: 27,400) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) WSW of Tejar (Acosta) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SW of Alajuela (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SW of San Francisco (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (61 mi) WSW of San Jose (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SW of San Francisco de Heredia (Heredia) (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.8||3 km||Costa Rica: 28 Km Al Oeste De Jaco, Garabito.||RSN|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, 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.