Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Hojancha, 25 km south of Nicoya, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica, on 22 de julio del 2021 4:16 am -
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 19 km depth
22 Jul 14:18 UTC: First to report: RSN after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 22 de julio del 2021 4:16 am
Depth: 19.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.937°N / 85.374°W↗ (Hojancha, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica)
Antipode: 9.937°S / 94.626°E↗
Nearest volcano: Tenorio (91 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) SSE of Hojancha (Guanacaste) (pop: 1,820) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) ENE of Samara (Guanacaste) (pop: 1,070) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) WSW of Nandayure (Guanacaste) (pop: 1,650) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) SSE of Nicoya (Guanacaste) (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SSE of Santa Cruz (Guanacaste) (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SSW of Canas (Cañas, Guanacaste) (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) W of Chacarita (Puntarenas) (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) S of Liberia (Guanacaste) (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) W of San Francisco (Heredia) (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) W of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.8||19 km||Costa Rica: 10 Km Al Suroeste De Zapotal, Nandayure.||RSN|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, 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.