Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - Cartago, Provincia de Cartago, 13 km southeast of San Jose, Costa Rica, on 2021-07-21 04:18:50 -

Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - Cartago, Provincia de Cartago, 13 km southeast of San Jose, Costa Rica, on 2021-07-21 04:18:50

Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 11 km depth

21 Jul 10:28 UTC: First to report: INETER after 9 minutes.
Date & time: Jul 21, 2021 10:18:50 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2021-07-21 04:18:50
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.872°N / 83.978°W (Cartago, Provincia de Cartago, Costa Rica)
Antipode: 9.872°S / 96.022°E
Nearest volcano: Irazu (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) N of Tobosi (Cartago) (pop: 4,060) --> See nearby quakes!
4 km (3 mi) SE of San Diego (Alajuelita, Cartago) (pop: 17,000) --> See nearby quakes!
6 km (4 mi) W of Cartago (pop: 26,600) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) SE of Curridabat (San José) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) E of San Miguel (San José) (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) E of San Miguel (San José) (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) WNW of Paraiso (Cartago) (pop: 39,700) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) ESE of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SE of Heredia (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) W of Limon (Limón) (pop: 63,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.011 km7 Km Al Oeste De Cartago, Costa RicaINETER
2.96 kmCosta Rica: 4 Km Al Sur De San Miguel, Desamparados.RSN

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