Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - Provincia de San José, 38 km southwest of Alajuela, Costa Rica, on Monday, Jun 27, 2022 at 6:38 am (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - Provincia de San José, 38 km southwest of Alajuela, Costa Rica, on Monday, Jun 27, 2022 at 6:38 am (GMT -6) Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - Provincia de San José, 38 km southwest of Alajuela, Costa Rica, on Monday, Jun 27, 2022 at 6:38 am (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 5 km depth

27 Jun 12:42 UTC: First to report: INETER after 3 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 27, 2022 12:38:51 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, Jun 27, 2022 at 6:38 am (GMT -6)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3
Depth5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude9.821°N / 84.493°W (Turrubares, Provincia de San José, Costa Rica)
Antipode9.821°S / 95.507°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceINETER
Nearest volcanoPoas (51 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities11 km (7 mi) SSE of Orotina (Alajuela) (pop: 6,140) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
14 km (9 mi) S of Desamparados (San Mateo, Alajuela) (pop: 14,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (14 mi) W of San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal, San José) (pop: 27,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
27 km (17 mi) SE of Esparza (Espíritu Santo, Puntarenas) (pop: 15,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (18 mi) WNW of Tejar (Acosta, San José) (pop: 22,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (22 mi) ESE of Chacarita (Puntarenas) (pop: 26,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
44 km (27 mi) WSW of San Francisco (Heredia) (pop: 55,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
47 km (29 mi) WSW of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 19.8°C (68 F), humidity: 96%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from SSE
Estimated seismic energy released2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.05 km7 Km Al Sureste De San Juan De Mata, Costa RicaINETER
3.517 kmCosta Rica: 24 Km Al Oeste De Jaco, Garabito.RSN
3.517 kmCOSTA RICAEMSC

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