Mag. 3.6 earthquake - 7.6 km west of San José, Upala, Alajuela, Costa Rica, on 2020-10-11 16:42:34 -

Mag. 3.6 earthquake  - 7.6 km west of San José, Upala, Alajuela, Costa Rica, on 2020-10-11 16:42:34

Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 181 km depth

11 Oct 22:49 UTC: Premier à signaler: INETER après 7 minutes.
Date & time: 11 Oct 2020 10:42:34 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-11 16:42:34
Magnitude: 3.6
Profondeur: 181.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.977°N / 85.201°W (Costa Rica)
Volcan le plus près: Rincón de la Vieja (21 km / 13 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km WNW de San José (Upala) (pop: 31,400)
22 km WNW de Upala (pop: 4,190)
34 km N de Fortuna (Bagaces) (pop: 1,770)
46 km NE de Liberia (pop: 45,400)
48 km ESE de La Cruz (pop: 4,320)
62 km N de Cañas (pop: 20,300)
169 km NW de San José (pop: 335,000)
172 km SE de Managua (Nicaragua) (pop: 973,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 28°C (82 F), humidity: 83%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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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.
MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 3.6181 km7 Km Al Norte De Cuatro Bocas, Costa RicaINETER
M 3.7184 km23 Km Al Norte De Aguas Claras, Upala., Costa RicaRSN
M 3.7184 kmNicaragua, Costa RicaEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Samara / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
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