Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - Golfito, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 1:53 pm (GMT -6) -

Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - Golfito, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 1:53 pm (GMT -6)

Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

19 Oct 19:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
Date & time: Oct 19, 2021 19:53:32 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 1:53 pm (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.66°N / 83.26°W (Golfito, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica)
Antipode: 8.66°S / 96.74°E
Nearest volcano: Baru (81 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (11 mi) WNW of Golfito (Puntarenas) (pop: 6,780) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (21 mi) W of Corredor (Ciudad Neily, Puntarenas) (pop: 7,080) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) WSW of San Vito (Puntarenas) (pop: 3,980) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SE of Ciudad Cortés (Puntarenas) (pop: 3,850) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) WNW of Canoas (Puntarenas) (pop: 4,570) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) S of Buenos Aires (Puntarenas) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NW of Puerto Armuelles (Chiriquí, Panama) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) W of Volcan (Bugaba, Chiriquí, Panama) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) WNW of Concepcion (Chiriquí, Panama) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) SSE of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.6°C (82 F), humidity: 83%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.35 km34 Km Al Noreste De Playa Madrigal, Costa RicaINETER
4.918 kmCosta Rica: 8 Km Al Norte De Puerto Jimenez, Golfito.RSN
4.547 kmCosta Rica: 41 Km W of Limones, PanamaUSGS

User reports for this quake (4)

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Cartago (150.6 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
34 km of Golfito, Puntarenas (20.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 5-10 s
Jaco, Garabito, Puntarenas (182.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Playa Blanca La Palma / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : Mild horizontal shake on the beach in La Palms Playa Blancs (reported through our app)  
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