Terremoto moderado mag. 4.4 - 27 km NW of Golfito, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica, Tuesday, 20 Apr. 2021 -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.4 - 27 km NW of Golfito, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica, Tuesday, 20 Apr. 2021

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.4 at 11 km depth

20 Apr 11:28 UTC: Primero en informar: INETER después de 5 minutos.
20 Apr 11:35: Magnitud recalculada de 4.6 a 4.4. Profundidad recalculada de 6.0 a 8.0 km (de 3.7 a 5 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 3.8 km (2.4 mi) al SE.
20 Apr 13:14: Profundidad recalculada de 8.0 a 11.0 km (de 5 a 6.8 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 5.4 km (3.4 mi) al NNE.
Fecha & hora: 20 Apr 2021 11:22:48 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 2021-04-20 05:22:48
Magnitud: 4.4
Profundidad: 11.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 8.776°N / 83.284°W (Golfito, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica)
Volcán mas cercano: Baru (85 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km al NO de Golfito (Puntarenas) (pop: 6,780) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
33 km al SE de Puerto Cortes (Puntarenas) (pop: 3,850) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
35 km al O de San Vito (Puntarenas) (pop: 3,980) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
40 km al ONO de Corredor (Ciudad Neily, Puntarenas) (pop: 7,080) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
44 km al S de Buenos Aires (Puntarenas) (pop: 11,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
56 km al ONO de Canoas (Puntarenas) (pop: 4,570) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
80 km al SE de San Isidro de El General (San José) (pop: 34,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
138 km al S de Ciudad de Limón (pop: 63,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
156 km al SE de San José (pop: 335,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
217 km al SE de Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 22.5°C (72 F), humidity: 94%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NE
Fuente primaria de datos: INETER
Energía liberada estimada: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
4.411 km44 Km Al Noreste De Playa Madrigal, Costa RicaINETER
unknownn/aNear San Isidro, San José, Costa RicaVolcanoDiscovery
4.426 km5 Km Al Oeste De Chacarita, Buenos Aires., Costa RicaRSN

User reports for this quake (13)

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Uvita (75.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : Laying in bed & bed shook and jumped slightly, the walls also creaked  
Uvita / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s : I was sleeping and my house did booty shaked.....  
Boquete (77.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short
Uvita / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s : I was sleeping and my house did booty shaked.....  
46.5 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s : Very minor - no damage.  
Aqua caliente (53.1 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me up in bed moderately rocking bed. Moderate intensity  
Playa san josecito (13 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short
72 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Uvita / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Puerto Jiménez / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Boquete (77.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short
Ojochal, puntarenas Costa Rica / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Puerto Jimenez, Could sta Rica / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
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