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Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 71 km southwest of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica, on Thursday, Nov 24, 2022 at 6:30 am (GMT -6) -

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Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 71 km southwest of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica, on Thursday, Nov 24, 2022 at 6:30 am (GMT -6) Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 71 km southwest of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica, on Thursday, Nov 24, 2022 at 6:30 am (GMT -6)

Weak magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 17 km depth

24 Nov 12:35 UTC: First to report: INETER after 5 minutes.
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Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 24, 2022 12:30:31 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Nov 24, 2022 at 6:30 am (GMT -6)
Depth17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude9.378°N / 84.402°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Antipode9.378°S / 95.598°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceINETER
Nearest volcanoIrazu (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities18 km (11 mi) SSW of Parrita (pop: 3,730) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
27 km (17 mi) WSW of Quepos (pop: 7,810) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
45 km (28 mi) SSW of Tejar (Acosta) (pop: 22,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
52 km (32 mi) SSW of San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal) (pop: 27,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
63 km (39 mi) SSW of Aserri (pop: 25,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
71 km (44 mi) SSW of San Jose (pop: 335,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
75 km (46 mi) SSW of San Francisco (pop: 55,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
82 km (51 mi) SE of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeScattered Clouds 25.5°C (78 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from ESE
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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3.017 km27 Km Al Oeste De Puerto Quepos, Costa RicaINETER
3.337 kmCosta Rica: 13 Km Al Sur De Parrita, Puntarenas.RSN
3.337 kmCosta RicaRaspberryShake


Seismic station: Heredia, Costa Rica (HDC/G network) | Distance from quake: 76 km / 47 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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