Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - 18 km south of San Jose, Upala, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica, on 06 de junio del 2021 5:02 am -
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Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 5 km depth
6 Jun 14:08 UTC: First to report: RSN after 3 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 06 de junio del 2021 5:02 am
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.797°N / 85.096°W (Upala, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Miravalles (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) NNW of Bijagua (Alajuela) (pop: 1,090) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SW of Upala (Alajuela) (pop: 4,190) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SSE of San Jose (Upala, Alajuela) (pop: 31,400) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NE of Fortuna (Guanacaste) (pop: 1,770) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) N of Canas (Cañas, Guanacaste) (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) NW of Ciudad Quesada (Barrio San Martín, Alajuela) (pop: 27,300) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) NNW of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) NW of Alajuela (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) NW of San Francisco (Heredia) (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) NW of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.7||5 km||Costa Rica: 8 Km Al Norte De Bijagua, Upala.||RSN|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.7, 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.