Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - Nicoya, 35 km south of Liberia, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica, on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 11:48 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 35 km depth
20 Jul 13:42 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 54 minutes.
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.32°N / 85.39°W↗ (Nicoya, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica)
Antipode: 10.32°S / 94.61°E↗
Nearest volcano: Miravalles (54 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (12 mi) NNE of Nicoya (Guanacaste) (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) ENE of Santa Cruz (Guanacaste) (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) ESE of Belen (Guanacaste) (pop: 2,720) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SSW of Bagaces (Guanacaste) (pop: 4,110) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) N of Hojancha (Guanacaste) (pop: 1,820) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) WSW of Canas (Cañas, Guanacaste) (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) S of Liberia (Guanacaste) (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SSW of San Jose (Upala, Alajuela) (pop: 31,400) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) WNW of San Francisco (Heredia) (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) WNW of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.0||35 km||COSTA RICA||EMSC|
|3.0||35 km||Costa Rica: 18 Km Al Noroeste De Quebrada Honda, Nicoya.||RSN|
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