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Leve terremoto magnitud 4.4 - 7 Km Al Noroeste De Bahia Ballena, Osa. (Costa Rica) martes, 20 ago. 2019

Leve terremoto magnitud 4.4 - 7 Km Al Noroeste De Bahia Ballena, Osa. (Costa Rica) martes, 20 ago. 2019
20 Aug 16:32 UTC: Primero en informar: RSN después de 12 minutos.
Fecha & hora: martes, 20 agosto 2019 16:21 UTC
Hora local al epicentro: 20 de agosto del 2019 10:21 am
Magnitud: 4.4
Profundidad: 49.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 9,223°N / 83,789°W (Costa Rica)
Volcán mas cercano: Irazu (84 km / 52 mi)
Fuente primaria de datos: RSN
Energía liberada estimada: 2,5 x 1011 joules (69,8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [aprende más]
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Fecha / HoraRevista / ProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
Tue, 20 Aug 16:21 UTCM 4.4 / 49 km7 km al Noroeste de Bahia Ballena, Osa. (Costa Rica)RSN
Tue, 20 Aug 16:21 UTCM 4.4 / 49 km New ZealandEMSC

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9.8275°N 83.5909°W / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Two moderate back and forth jolts, then 2-4 seconds of shaking and that was it. Everyone at the school next door felt it also.
San José, Costa Rica / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Definite jolt without warning that left the building shuddering immediately after
Last Bonita De Rivas San Isirdo de El General PZ / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt more like sharp jolts than shaking...students at the university said it was much stronger.
La Bonita de Rivas San Isirdo de General Perez zel / Light shaking (MMI IV)

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Leve terremoto magnitud 4.4 - 7 Km Al Noroeste De Bahia Ballena, Osa. (Costa Rica) martes, 20 ago. 2019

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