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Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Provincia de Puntarenas, 81 km southeast of San Isidro, Costa Rica, on Monday, Nov 28, 2022 at 3:39 pm (GMT -6) -

Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Provincia de Puntarenas, 81 km southeast of San Isidro, Costa Rica, on Monday, Nov 28, 2022 at 3:39 pm (GMT -6) Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Provincia de Puntarenas, 81 km southeast of San Isidro, Costa Rica, on Monday, Nov 28, 2022 at 3:39 pm (GMT -6)

Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 18 km depth

28 Nov 21:49 UTC: First to report: INETER after 9 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 28, 2022 21:39:58 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, Nov 28, 2022 at 3:39 pm (GMT -6)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.6
Depth18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude8.749°N / 83.31°W (Golfito, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica)
Antipode8.749°S / 96.69°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceINETER
Nearest volcanoBaru (85 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities27 km (17 mi) NW of Golfito (Puntarenas) (pop: 6,780) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
33 km (21 mi) SE of Ciudad Cortés (Puntarenas) (pop: 3,850) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (24 mi) WSW of San Vito (Puntarenas) (pop: 3,980) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
42 km (26 mi) WNW of Corredor (Ciudad Neily, Puntarenas) (pop: 7,080) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
47 km (29 mi) S of Buenos Aires (Puntarenas) (pop: 11,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
57 km (36 mi) WNW of Canoas (Puntarenas) (pop: 4,570) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
81 km (50 mi) SSE of San Isidro (San José) (pop: 34,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
157 km (97 mi) SSE of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeHeavy Intensity Rain 23°C (73 F), humidity: 98%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from W
Estimated seismic energy released5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) | 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
2.618 km40 Km Al Noreste De Playa Madrigal, Costa RicaINETER

Seismograms

Seismic station: Heredia, Costa Rica (HDC/G network) | Distance from quake: 165 km / 102 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. 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 2.6, 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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