Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Provincia de Limon, 111 km southeast of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica, on Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 3:06 am (GMT -6) -
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 8 km depth
16 Jan 14:58 UTC: First to report: RSN after 6 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 3:06 am (GMT -6)
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.362°N / 83.254°W (Talamanca, Provincia de Limon, Costa Rica)
Antipode: 9.362°S / 96.746°E
Nearest volcano: Turrialba (93 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
111 km (69 mi) SE of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> 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||8 km||Costa Rica: 13 Km Al Norte De Ujarras, Buenos Aires.||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.