Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 81 km southwest of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica, on Thursday, Dec 2, 2021 4:42 am (GMT -6) -
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 18 km depth
2 Dec 13:38 UTC: First to report: RSN after 2 hours and 56 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Dec 2, 2021 4:42 am (GMT -6)
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.481°N / 84.667°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Antipode: 9.481°S / 95.333°E
Nearest volcano: Poas (93 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (10 mi) SSW of Jaco (pop: 4,090) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) WSW of Tejar (Acosta) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) SW of San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal) (pop: 27,400) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) S of Esparza (Espíritu Santo) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) SSE of Chacarita (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SW of Aserri (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (48 mi) SW of San Rafael (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) SW of San Jose (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SW of San Francisco (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SW of Heredia (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|2.8||18 km||Costa Rica: 16 Km Al Sur De Jaco, Garabito.||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.