Terremoto moderado mag. 4.7 - Parrita, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica, martes, 19 oct 2021 00:32 (GMT -6) -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.7 - Parrita, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica, martes, 19 oct 2021 00:32 (GMT -6)

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.7 at 19 km depth

19 Oct 06:41 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 9 minutos.
19 Oct 06:42: Ubicación del epicentro corregida 1.6 km (1 mi) al SE.
19 Oct 07:18: Magnitud recalculada de 4.5 a 4.7. Profundidad recalculada de 46.0 a 19.0 km (de 29 a 11.8 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 2.2 km (1.4 mi) al N.
Fecha & hora: 19 Oct 2021 06:32:23 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: martes, 19 oct 2021 00:32 (GMT -6)
Magnitud: 4.7
Prof.: 19.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 9.53°N / 84.51°W (Parrita, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica)
Antipode: 9.53°S / 95.49°E
Volcán mas cercano: Poas (83 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km al SE de Jaco (Puntarenas) (pop: 4,090) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
39 km al SO de Tejar (Acosta, San José) (pop: 22,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
41 km al SO de San Rafael Abajo (Puriscal, San José) (pop: 27,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
54 km al SSE de Esparza (Espíritu Santo, Puntarenas) (pop: 15,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
58 km al SSE de Chacarita (Puntarenas) (pop: 26,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
59 km al SO de Aserri (San José) (pop: 25,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
61 km al SE de Puntarenas (pop: 35,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
65 km al SO de San José (pop: 335,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
66 km al SO de San Francisco (Heredia) (pop: 55,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
67 km al SO de Curridabat (San José) (pop: 34,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
246 km al SSE de Isla de Ometepe Island (pop: 30,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 26°C (79 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from ESE
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 MWh, equivalente a 169 toneladas de TNT) Más info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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RevistaProf.UbicaciónFuente
4.719 kmCosta RicaGFZ
4.610 kmCOSTA RICAEMSC
4.94 km23 Km Al Sureste De Jacó, Costa RicaINETER
4.610 km31 Km S of Jacó, Costa RicaUSGS

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Hotel La Mariposa, QUEPOS (41 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Was woken up to the bed, glass door, and entire room shaking. It was noticeable enough that it woke up everyone in the room.  
Hotel La Mariposa, QUEPOS (41 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Was woken up to the bed, glass door, and entire room shaking. It was noticeable enough that it woke up everyone in the room.  
Manuel Antonio / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : A first thought it was a lightning bolt. Woke us from a sound sleep with heavy vibration and creaking.  
Playa Hermosa de Jaco, Costa Rica / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Typical moderate shaking, then a pause and another shake for good measure. My door rattled in its frame, the animals woke up, i debated going for the door.  
San José (64 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Quepos (40.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Quepos, Puntarenas (41.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short : Sleeping on Third story woke to pop and movement.  
near Quepos, Puntarenas (47.1 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Jaco, Garabito, Puntarenas (17.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Quepos, Puntarenas (40.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
San Luis San Miguel De Santo Domingo (74.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s : I was on the computer and noticed my chair moving (reported through our app)  
Esterillos Oeste, Costa Rica / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump : Was asleep. Felt like someone kicked the bed.  
Uvita, puntarenus, Costa rica / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Horizontal shaking. I was in bed. Objects shaking in kitchen. Woke me up!  
Jaco / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
La Mariposa hotel, Quepos / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Whole hotel was shaking. Lasted a few seconds.  
Esterillos Oeste / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 5-10 s : Just long rolling , closer to 10 seconds than 5  
Escaleras / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Herradura / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 10-15 s (reported through our app)
Jaco / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
Jaco / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Pretty strong  
Costa Rica / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : It was a normal shake  
Sarchi / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
Jaco / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 1-2 s
Playa Jacó Costa Rica / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
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