Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 35 km south of Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 2:50 am (GMT -6) -
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Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 18 km depth
24 May 14:02 UTC: First to report: RSN after 5 hours.
|Date & time||May 24, 2022 08:50:00 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 2:50 am (GMT -6)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||9.665°N / 84.779°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)|
|Antipode||9.665°S / 95.221°E|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||RSN|
|Nearest volcano||Poas (84 km / 52 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||17 km (11 mi) WNW of Jaco (pop: 4,090) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
35 km (22 mi) S of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (22 mi) S of Chacarita (pop: 26,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
39 km (24 mi) SSW of Esparza (Espíritu Santo) (pop: 15,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
57 km (35 mi) WSW of San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal) (pop: 27,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
60 km (38 mi) W of Tejar (Acosta) (pop: 22,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
80 km (50 mi) WSW of San Francisco (pop: 55,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
82 km (51 mi) WSW of San Jose (pop: 335,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Estimated seismic energy released||7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|2.7||18 km||Costa Rica: 17 Km Al Oeste De Jaco, Garabito.||RSN|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.7, 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.