Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 64 km west of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica, on Saturday, Jan 15, 2022 at 4:47 am (GMT -6) -
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 8 km depth
15 Jan 16:30 UTC: First to report: RSN after 6 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, Jan 15, 2022 at 4:47 am (GMT -6)
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.776°N / 84.646°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Antipode: 9.776°S / 95.354°E
Nearest volcano: Poas (65 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
64 km (40 mi) WSW of San Jose (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.6||8 km||Costa Rica: 7 Km Al Norte De Tarcoles, Garabito.||RSN|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, 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.