Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake 18 km east of Juntas, Costa Rica
Mon, 28 Dec 2020, 17:3317:33 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
A magnitude 4.2 earthquake near Juntas, Abangares, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica, was reported only 21 minutes ago by the Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Studies (INETER), considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in this part of the world. The earthquake occurred at a moderately shallow depth of 60 km beneath the epicenter in the morning on Monday 28 December 2020 at 11:12 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
4.2 quake 28 Dec 11:12 am (GMT -6)
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Juntas (pop. 4,700) located 18 km from the epicenter, Pocosol (pop. 2,900) 20 km away, Miramar (pop. 6,500) 25 km away, Tilaran (pop. 7,300) 26 km away, Canas (pop. 20,300) 36 km away, Chacarita (pop. 26,400) 36 km away, Puntarenas (pop. 35,700) 37 km away, Quesada (pop. 27,300) 40 km away, and San José (pop. 335,000) 88 km away.
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ΈΝΙΩΣΑ ΑΥΤΌ ΤΟ ΣΕΙΣΜΌ
Ημερομηνία & time: Mon, 28 Dec 17:12 UTC
Βάθος: 60.0 km
Επίκεντρο γεωγραφικό πλάτος / γεωγραφικό μήκος: 10.308°N / 84.794°W
Κύρια πηγή δεδομένων: INETER