Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Orotina, Provincia de Alajuela, 20 km southeast of Esparza, Costa Rica, on 05 de julio del 2021 4:16 pm -
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 12 km depth
5 Jul 22:46 UTC: First to report: RSN after 30 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 05 de julio del 2021 4:16 pm
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.849°N / 84.555°W↗ (Orotina, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica)
Antipode: 9.849°S / 95.445°E↗
Nearest volcano: Poas (53 km / 33 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) SSW of Orotina (Alajuela) (pop: 6,140) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) SSW of Desamparados (San Mateo, Alajuela) (pop: 14,400) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) SE of Esparza (Espíritu Santo, Puntarenas) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SW of Atenas (Alajuela) (pop: 7,010) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) ESE of Chacarita (Puntarenas) (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) W of San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal, San José) (pop: 27,400) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) WNW of Tejar (Acosta, San José) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) WSW of Alajuela (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) WSW of San Francisco (Heredia) (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) W of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> 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||12 km||Costa Rica: 8 Km Al Sureste De Ceiba, Orotina.||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.