Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - 12 km northwest of San Vito, Coto Brus, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on Tuesday, Sep 21, 2021 3:01 am (GMT -6) -
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 22 km depth
21 Sep 14:38 UTC: First to report: RSN after 6 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Sep 21, 2021 3:01 am (GMT -6)
Depth: 22.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.919°N / 83.026°W↗ (Coto Brus, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica)
Antipode: 8.919°S / 96.974°E↗
Nearest volcano: Baru (54 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) NNW of San Vito (Puntarenas) (pop: 3,980) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) WNW of Rio Sereno (Chiriquí, Panama) (pop: 1,370) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NNW of Corredor (Ciudad Neily, Puntarenas) (pop: 7,080) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) NNE of Golfito (Puntarenas) (pop: 6,780) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SE of Buenos Aires (Puntarenas) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NNW of Canoas (Puntarenas) (pop: 4,570) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NW of David (Chiriquí, Panama) (pop: 82,000) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SE of San Isidro (San José) (pop: 34,900) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) SE of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (144 mi) ESE of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.3||22 km||Costa Rica: 9 Km Al Oeste De Pittier, Coto Brus.||RSN|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.3, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.