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Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - 15 km northwest of San Isidro, Costa Rica, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 1:00 am (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - 15 km northwest of San Isidro, Costa Rica, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 1:00 am (GMT -6) Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - 15 km northwest of San Isidro, Costa Rica, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 1:00 am (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 5 km depth

24 May 07:16 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 15 minutes.
24 May 07:42: Now using data updates from INETER

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 24, 2022 07:00:50 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, May 24, 2022 at 1:00 am (GMT -6)
Depth5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude9.436°N / 83.814°W (Pérez Zeledon, Provincia de San José, Costa Rica)
Antipode9.436°S / 96.186°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt2 reports
Primary data sourceINETER
Nearest volcanoIrazu (61 km / 38 mi)
Nearby towns and cities15 km (9 mi) WNW of San Isidro (San José) (pop: 34,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
19 km (12 mi) NW of Daniel Flores (San José) (pop: 10,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
45 km (28 mi) S of Paraiso (Cartago) (pop: 39,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
55 km (34 mi) SSE of San Miguel (San José) (pop: 28,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
56 km (35 mi) SE of Aserri (San José) (pop: 25,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
58 km (36 mi) SSE of Curridabat (San José) (pop: 34,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
63 km (39 mi) SSE of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
71 km (44 mi) SSE of San Francisco (Heredia) (pop: 55,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 18.1°C (65 F), humidity: 95%, wind: 0 m/s (1 kts) from NE
Estimated seismic energy released5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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3.35 km21 Km Al Norte De Dominical, Costa RicaINETER

User reports for this quake (2)

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San Isidro, Pérez Zeledón (9.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : A jolt that rocked my monitor, then vibration that rattled my windows. I only felt it for about 5 seconds.  
Volcan, Panama / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : I am visiting and had never felt one before so I wasn’t sure. But I was lying awake in bed and it suddenly felt like the bed was rocking gently as if it were floating on water or something.  
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