Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 224 km west of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica, on Monday, Jan 17, 2022 at 1:47 am (GMT -6) -
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Weak magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 15 km depth
17 Jan 13:48 UTC: First to report: RSN after 6 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Monday, Jan 17, 2022 at 1:47 am (GMT -6)
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.223°N / 85.995°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Antipode: 9.223°S / 94.005°E
Nearest volcano: Miravalles (193 km / 120 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
89 km (56 mi) SW of Samara (pop: 1,070) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) SW of Hojancha (pop: 1,820) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SSW of Nicoya (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) SSW of Santa Cruz (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) SW of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) WSW of Chacarita (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) SW of Canas (Cañas) (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) SSW of Liberia (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) WSW of Esparza (Espíritu Santo) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) WSW of San Jose (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|3.1||15 km||Costa Rica: 89 Km Al Suroeste De Samara, Nicoya.||RSN|
|3.1||15 km||OFF COAST OF COSTA RICA||EMSC|
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