Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 17 km northeast of San Vito, Coto Brus, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on Thursday, 17 June 2021 at 14:30 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 19 km depth
17 Jun 18:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 hours.
Depth: 19.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.92°N / 82.85°W (Coto Brus, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Baru (36 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) N of Rio Sereno (Chiriquí, Panama) (pop: 1,370) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) NE of San Vito (Puntarenas) (pop: 3,980) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) NW of Volcan (Bugaba, Chiriquí, Panama) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) NNE of Corredor (Ciudad Neily, Puntarenas) (pop: 7,080) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) N of Canoas (Puntarenas) (pop: 4,570) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) NE of Golfito (Puntarenas) (pop: 6,780) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) WNW of Bajo Boquete (Boquete, Chiriquí, Panama) (pop: 6,120) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NNW of La Concepcion (Chiriquí, Panama) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) SE of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) ESE of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, 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.