Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - 6.7 km northwest of San Jose, Upala, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica, on 15 de julio del 2021 3:57 am -
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 190 km depth
15 Jul 15:32 UTC: First to report: RSN after 6 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 15 de julio del 2021 3:57 am
Depth: 190.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.978°N / 85.191°W↗ (Upala, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica)
Antipode: 10.978°S / 94.809°E↗
Nearest volcano: Rincón de la Vieja (22 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) WNW of San Jose (Upala, Alajuela) (pop: 31,400) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) WNW of Upala (Alajuela) (pop: 4,190) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NNW of Bijagua (Alajuela) (pop: 1,090) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) ESE of La Cruz (Guanacaste) (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) N of Canas (Cañas, Guanacaste) (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) NNE of Nicoya (Guanacaste) (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) NW of Alajuela (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) NW of San Francisco (Heredia) (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) NW of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) SE of Managua (Nicaragua) (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.8||190 km||Costa Rica: 17 Km Al Norte De Aguas Claras, Upala.||RSN|
|3.8||190 km||COSTA RICA||EMSC|
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