Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Dota, 46 km south of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica, on 2021-07-15 02:05:45 -

Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Dota, 46 km south of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica, on 2021-07-15 02:05:45

Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 17 km depth

15 Jul 08:14 UTC: First to report: INETER after 8 minutes.
Date & time: Jul 15, 2021 08:05:45 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2021-07-15 02:05:45
Magnitude: 2.9
Depth: 17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.535°N / 83.986°W (Dota, Provincia de San José, Costa Rica)
Antipode: 9.535°S / 96.014°E
Nearest volcano: Irazu (52 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) SSW of Copey (San José) (pop: 288) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SE of Tejar (Acosta, San José) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) SSW of Paraiso (Cartago) (pop: 39,700) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) WNW of San Isidro (San José) (pop: 34,900) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SSE of Aserri (San José) (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SSE of San Miguel (San José) (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SSE of San Miguel (San José) (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) S of Curridabat (San José) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) SSE of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) WSW of Puerto Limon (Limón) (pop: 63,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.917 km11 Km Al Noreste De Naranjito, Costa RicaINETER
3.331 kmCosta Rica: 9 Km Al Sur De Santa Maria De Dota.RSN

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At magnitude 2.9, 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.
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