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Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - 6.6 km northwest of Corredor, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on Monday, Oct 3, 2022 at 1:51 am (GMT -6) -

Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - 6.6 km northwest of Corredor, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on Monday, Oct 3, 2022 at 1:51 am (GMT -6) Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - 6.6 km northwest of Corredor, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on Monday, Oct 3, 2022 at 1:51 am (GMT -6)

Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

3 Oct 07:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeOct 3, 2022 07:51:34 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, Oct 3, 2022 at 1:51 am (GMT -6)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.5
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude8.68°N / 82.99°W (Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica)
Antipode8.68°S / 97.01°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearest volcanoBaru (51 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities7 km (4 mi) NW of Corredor (Ciudad Neily, Puntarenas) (pop: 7,080) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
16 km (10 mi) S of San Vito (Puntarenas) (pop: 3,980) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
16 km (10 mi) ENE of Golfito (Puntarenas) (pop: 6,780) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (12 mi) WSW of Plaza de Caisan (Chiriquí, Panama) (pop: 1,360) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (15 mi) NW of Canoas (Puntarenas) (pop: 4,570) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) WSW of Volcan (Bugaba, Chiriquí, Panama) (pop: 10,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
44 km (27 mi) WNW of Concepcion (Chiriquí, Panama) (pop: 17,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
184 km (114 mi) SE of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 22.4°C (72 F), humidity: 97%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from N
Estimated seismic energy released3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.510 kmPANAMA-COSTA RICA BORDER REGIONEMSC
2.510 kmPanama-Costa Rica Border RegionRaspberryShake
2.818 kmCosta Rica: 0 Km Al Sur De Ciudad Neily, Corredores.RSN

Seismograms

Seismic station: Heredia, Costa Rica (HDC/G network) | Distance from quake: 192 km / 119 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Heredia, Costa Rica: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.5, 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.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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