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Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 22 Km Al Noroeste De Cuatro Bocas, Costa Rica, on Saturday, Nov 26, 2022 at 8:25 pm (GMT -6) -

Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 22 Km Al Noroeste De Cuatro Bocas, Costa Rica, on Saturday, Nov 26, 2022 at 8:25 pm (GMT -6) Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 22 Km Al Noroeste De Cuatro Bocas, Costa Rica, on Saturday, Nov 26, 2022 at 8:25 pm (GMT -6)

Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 25 km depth

27 Nov 02:28 UTC: First to report: INETER after 2 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 27, 2022 02:25:41 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Nov 26, 2022 at 8:25 pm (GMT -6)
Depth25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude11.002°N / 85.374°W (Costa Rica)
Antipode11.002°S / 94.626°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceINETER
Nearest volcanoOrosí (11 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities27 km (17 mi) WNW of San Jose (Upala) (pop: 31,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
29 km (18 mi) ESE of La Cruz (pop: 4,320) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
41 km (25 mi) WNW of Upala (pop: 4,190) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
41 km (26 mi) N of Liberia (pop: 45,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
70 km (44 mi) NNW of Canas (Cañas) (pop: 20,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
86 km (53 mi) NNE of Santa Cruz (pop: 12,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
95 km (59 mi) N of Nicoya (pop: 15,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
185 km (115 mi) NW of San Jose (pop: 335,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 23°C (73 F), humidity: 94%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from S
Estimated seismic energy released1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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1.625 km22 Km Al Noroeste De Cuatro Bocas, Costa RicaINETER


Seismic station: Managua, Nicaragua (MGAN/NU network) | Distance from quake: 159 km / 99 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Managua, Nicaragua: 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. Bandpass filter applied: 0.5-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

At magnitude 1.6, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.
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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