Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Valverde Vega, Provincia de Alajuela, 36 km northwest of San Jose, Costa Rica, on 11 de julio del 2021 4:56 am -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Valverde Vega, Provincia de Alajuela, 36 km northwest of San Jose, Costa Rica, on 11 de julio del 2021 4:56 am

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 87 km depth

11 Jul 15:12 UTC: First to report: RSN after 4 hours.
Date & time: Jul 11, 2021 10:56:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 11 de julio del 2021 4:56 am
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 87.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.211°N / 84.255°W (Valverde Vega, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica)
Antipode: 10.211°S / 95.745°E
Nearest volcano: Poas (3 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) SE of Rio Segundo (Valverde Vega, Alajuela) (pop: 9,850) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NNW of Alajuela (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) ESE of Ciudad Quesada (Barrio San Martín, Alajuela) (pop: 27,300) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NNW of Mercedes (Heredia) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) NW of Heredia (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) NNW of San Francisco (Heredia) (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) NW of San Vicente (San José) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) NW of San Vicente (San José) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) NNW of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) W of Puerto Limon (Limón) (pop: 63,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.287 kmCosta Rica: 5 Km Al Este De Toro Amarillo, Valv. Vega.RSN

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