Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 69 km west of Liberia, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica, on Sunday, 16 November 2014 at 10:21 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 69 km west of Liberia, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica, on Sunday, 16 November 2014 at 10:21 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 20 km depth

16 Nov 10:30 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Nov 16 11:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 54.0 to 20.0 km.
Date & time: 16 Nov 2014 10:21:20 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.55°N / 86.06°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Orosí (61 km / 38 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
61 km (38 mi) WNW of Santa Cruz (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) W of Liberia (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) SW of La Cruz (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) WNW of Nicoya (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) W of Canas (Cañas) (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 mi) WSW of San José (Upala) (pop: 31,400) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) WNW of Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) S of Managua (Nicaragua) (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) WNW of San Francisco (pop: 55,900) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) WNW of San Jose (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.220 kmOff Coast of Costa RicaGFZ
M 5.235 km47km W of Sardinal, Costa RicaUSGS

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Texas / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Tamarindo (Costa Rica, 42 km SE of epicenter) : Didn't feel a thing and it did appear on the Facebook chit chat for Tamarindo until 4 hours later -- so I looked it up to confirm it had happened on you listing (reported through EMSC)
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