Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica, 89 km southwest of Nicaragua, Nicaragua, on Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 4:22 am (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica, 89 km southwest of Nicaragua, Nicaragua, on Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 4:22 am (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 35 km depth

24 Oct 10:27 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 minutes.
24 Oct 10:41: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 15.0 to 35.0 km (from 9.3 to 22 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards E.
Update Sun, 24 Oct 2021, 10:33
Moderate magnitude 4.2 quake hits 90 km southwest of Nicaragua, Nicaragua early morning
4.2 quake 24 Oct 4:22 am (GMT -6)
4.2 quake 24 Oct 4:22 am (GMT -6)
The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported a magnitude 4.2 quake in Nicaragua near Nicaragua, Departamento de Rivas, only 11 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Sunday, October 24th, 2021, at 4:22 am local time at a shallow depth of 15 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include San Juan del Sur (pop. 7,800) located 73 km from the epicenter, and Nicaragua (pop. 30,000) 90 km away.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Oct 24, 2021 10:22:21 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 4:22 am (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.88°N / 86.41°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Antipode: 10.88°S / 93.59°E
Nearest volcano: Orosí (103 km / 64 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km (54 mi) WSW of La Cruz (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SW of Nicaragua (Nicaragua) (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) WNW of Sardinal (pop: 3,270) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) WNW of Liberia (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SSW of Masaya (Nicaragua) (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SSW of Granada (Nicaragua) (pop: 89,400) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (82 mi) NW of Nicoya (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (87 mi) W of San Jose (Upala) (pop: 31,400) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) S of Managua (Nicaragua) (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) WNW of San Jose (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) SW of Isla de Ometepe Island (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.4°C (81 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from ESE
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

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
4.224 km56 Km Al Oeste De Caba Santa Elena, Costa RicaINETER
4.435 kmCosta Rica: 72 Km SW of San Juan Del Sur, NicaraguaUSGS
5.019 kmCosta Rica: 83 Km Al Suroeste De San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua.RSN

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