Moderate mag. 3.7 earthquake - Pococi, Provincia de Limon, 31 km northeast of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica, on Tuesday, Sep 21, 2021 8:40 am (GMT -6) -

Moderate mag. 3.7 earthquake - Pococi, Provincia de Limon, 31 km northeast of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica, on Tuesday, Sep 21, 2021 8:40 am (GMT -6)

Moderate magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 4 km depth

21 Sep 15:07 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 27 minutes.
Date & time: Sep 21, 2021 14:40:30 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Sep 21, 2021 8:40 am (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 3.7
Depth: 4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.17°N / 83.93°W (Pococi, Provincia de Limon, Costa Rica)
Antipode: 10.17°S / 96.07°E
Nearest volcano: Barva (19 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (10 mi) WSW of Guapiles (Pococí, Limón) (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NNE of Ipis (San José) (pop: 26,700) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NNE of Purral (San José) (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NNE of San Vicente de Moravia (San Vicente, San José) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NNE of San Vicente (San José) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) NE of Heredia (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NE of San Francisco (Heredia) (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NNE of Curridabat (San José) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NNE of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) W of Puerto Limon (Limón) (pop: 63,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 28.9°C (84 F), humidity: 61%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.74 kmCOSTA RICAEMSC
3.74 kmCosta Rica: 16 Km Al Oeste De Guapiles, Pococi.RSN

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