Terremoto moderato mag. 4.5 - Desamparados, 8.4 km a sud da San José, Costa Rica, 2021-07-20 17:57:14 -

Terremoto moderato mag. 4.5 - Desamparados, 8.4 km a sud da San José, Costa Rica, 2021-07-20 17:57:14

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 4.5 at 5 km depth

20 Jul 23:59 UTC: Primo a segnalare: VolcanoDiscovery dopo 3 minuti.
21 Jul 00:00: Ora utilizzando nuova fonte di dati: INETER
21 Jul 00:07: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.5 a 4.3. Profondità ricalcolata da 15.0 a 5.0 km (da 9.3 a 3.1 mi).
21 Jul 00:14: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.3 a 4.5.
Data & ora: 20 Jul 2021 23:57:14 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: 2021-07-20 17:57:14
Magnitudine: 4.5
Prof.: 5.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 9.858°N / 84.076°W (Desamparados, Provincia de San José, Costa Rica)
Antipode: 9.858°S / 95.924°E
Vulcano più vicino: Irazu (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km ENE da Salitrillos (San José) (pop: 5,740) --> Vedi sismi vicini
2 km E da Aserri (San José) (pop: 25,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
2 km SO da San Miguel (San José) (pop: 28,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
2 km SO da San Miguel (San José) (pop: 28,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
8 km SO da Curridabat (San José) (pop: 34,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
8 km S da San José (pop: 335,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
17 km SSE da Heredia (pop: 21,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
17 km O da Cartago (pop: 26,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
23 km SE da Alajuela (pop: 47,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
115 km O da Limón (pop: 63,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 20.6°C (69 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from ENE
Fonte dati primaria: INETER
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 MWh, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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Mag.Prof.UbicazioneFonte
4.55 km8 Km Al Sur De San José, Costa RicaINETER
4.69 kmCosta Rica: 1 Km Al Este De San Miguel, Desamparados.RSN
3.99.1 km2 Km SSE of Salitrillos, Costa RicaUSGS
3.99 kmCOSTA RICAEMSC

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Aserri, San José (3.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s : Loud noise strong shaking very short duration | 4 users found this interesting.  
Santa Ana, San Jose (23.1 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single vertical bump / very short : Loud bang and sudden upward 'thump'. I was outside on my terrace | 2 users found this interesting.  
El Roble Alajuela (23.4 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Ruido fuerte, poca duración, al inicio se sintió fuerte. | 2 users found this interesting.  
San Jose (8.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light jolting, shaking, felt like a truck or train driving by the building | 2 users found this interesting.  
Pozos, Santa Ana, San Jose (16.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : Loud sound, windows rattled, house shook. | 2 users found this interesting.  
Concepcion, La Unión, Cartago (11.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : I was standing but as it was strong i could perceive it | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Pacayas, Cartago, Cartago (4.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s : NA | One user found this interesting.  
Paraiso (24.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Doors and windows shaking. Loud boom. | One user found this interesting.  
El Coyol alajuela (25.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Little shaking | One user found this interesting.  
Pacayas, Cartago, Cartago (4.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s : NA | One user found this interesting.  
Santa ana (14 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating : Very loud hears it coming before the earth started shaking. | One user found this interesting.  
Jaco, Garabito, Puntarenas (66.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : ZERO | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
San Rafael, Escazú, San José (10.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s : Sharp jolt followed by a few seconds of shaking. | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Ipis goicoechea el nazareno (14.4 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Whole house shook back and forth very rapidly | One user found this interesting.  
Piedades Santa Ana Costa Rica (17.3 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Vibrations and floor moving | One user found this interesting.  
San jose / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s : Checking into hotel by san Jose airport. The staff were shaken up and it reset the elevator, but I had just walked off a plane and didn't feel much. | One user found this interesting.  
Santiago de Puriscal / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : I felt a lateral "push" then a few small shakes. Felt it came from central valley (san Jose) | One user found this interesting.  
San José Costa rica / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : Noise and quick shake quite strong from the average | One user found this interesting.  
Cascajal (2.6 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : House trembling | One user found this interesting.  
Ayarco Sur (7.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single vertical bump / 5-10 s : Very much the feeling of an huge lightening strike causing entire house to shake for several seconds. | One user found this interesting.  
San jose / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Very strong shaking! | One user found this interesting.  
San Jose / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : Side to side shaking. | One user found this interesting.  
Heredia (15.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / both vertical and horizontal swinging : Muy superficial. 10 km de profundidad | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
san pedro montes de oca, barrio la granja / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s : Entire house shaking | One user found this interesting.  
San Ramon / not felt : Heard the house creaking and felt the floor move side to side. | One user found this interesting.  
Guachipelin / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Jolt woke me up from sleep. | One user found this interesting.  
San José / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating : Hit My dog was afraid | One user found this interesting.  
Escazu / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Light swinging | One user found this interesting.  
Santa Ana / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Loud rumbling noise then medium shaking. | One user found this interesting.  
Santa Ana, San Jose Costa Rica / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s : Small tremor followed by strong jolt. | One user found this interesting.  
Rohrmoser (12.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / complex motion difficult to describe : Strong movement but very short. | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Concepcion, La Unión, Cartago (10.1 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : we felt the shaking  
Santo Domingo, Santa Bárbara, Heredia (21.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 1-2 s
San Rafael, Escazú, San José (11.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
San Rafael, Escazú, San José (11.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Curridabat, San José (7.3 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
San Miguel, Desamparados, San José (2.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 1-2 s
Alajuela (23.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
San Jose (9.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short
San Juan, Grecia, Provincia de Alajuela (40.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
San Vicente, Moravia, San José (11.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Guadalupe, Goicoechea, San José (10.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Atenas, Provincia de Alajuela (41.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Cartago (14.2 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
San Juan, Grecia, Provincia de Alajuela (36.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
Ipis, Goicoechea, San José (13.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / complex motion difficult to describe / very short
Zarcero / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : The couch moving under me  
Dominion / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s : Yes 4  
San jose / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s
Dominion / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s : Yes 4  
Jaco high rise condo / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : We are in a sixrh floor condo and The building began to sway slowly. Some standing decorations or swaying back-and-forth. It lasted between 10 20 seconds. People on the lower levels Did not notice it.  
Las Torres Paseo Colón San Jose Costa Rica / Light shaking (MMI IV) : 15 stories in a 23 story high rise condo building in downtown San Jose. We just had another one 5 minutes ago. 4.5 building was swaying bottles were falling.  
Atenas / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : I felt my desk shake as if it was being bumped into  
Granadilla de Curridabat / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s : I was about 8 km away from it in Granadilla de Curridabat, felt it at a solid magnitude 4.  
San Jose / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Grecia (36.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s : A 2 second shudder (reported through our app)  
Pavas, Costa Rica / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 1-2 s : Strong and rapid.  
Watching the news for the day and I felt the tremo / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 1-2 s : Just a very fast rolling underneath my feet of a vibration  
San Pedro San Jose / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Heredia / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
San Jose, Moravia / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s
Escazu / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : Sting jolt then shaking for a few seconds  
Heredia (2.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : I was at the shopping mall in heredia florist. Walls were shaking, products inside the store were shaking like the glass and plates.  
Heredia / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 10-15 s
Quepos (51.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Birrí de Santa Barbara Heredia (23.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s (reported through our app)
Mata redonda San Jose / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Big holy followed by strong shaking- started to subside then started again  
San jose, Currodabat (10.4 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San pedro (8.3 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Escazú (11.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Escazu / Light shaking (MMI IV) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 2-5 s : 5 second strong shake moderate intensity  
barrio aranjuez, san jose, costa rica (8.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : x  
Uvita / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 15-20 s
San Rafael de Escazu / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : Audible for about 1.5 secs, then shaking for about 1;5 secs, then audible for about 2 secs. Shaking appeared to be 3 or 4 jolts with the middle one most violent. Cat quite agitated.  
Escazu / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Santo Domingo Heredia / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Santa Barbara, Heredia / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Lourdes, Montes de Oca, San Pedro / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s
San Rafael pavones Turrialba / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
San jose selina / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Conception, Tres Rios, La Union, Cartago / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Rancho redondo / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / very short
San jose / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
Escazu San Jose costa rica / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Santa Ana / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
San Jose / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s
Aserrí Costa Rica / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Atena’s / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 5-10 s
Heredia / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 10-15 s
San Jose / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 5-10 s
Lomas De Ayarco Curridabat (7.6 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 15-20 s
Uruca / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Santa Ana (15.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short
San Jose, Costa rica / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s
Escazu / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
San Jose, Costa Rica / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / very short
Curridabat (9.1 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Santa Ana / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 10-15 s
Lagunilla heredia (13.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
San José, Costa rica / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
San Jose / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
San Jose, Costa Rica (24.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Los Ángeles, San Rafael de Heredia. CRC. (21.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
San Jose QBO / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Goicoechea, San José (13.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Grecia, costa rica / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
San jose, Currodabat (10.4 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Jose / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 15-20 s
Coyol, Alajuela (26.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
Palmichal / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Belén (16.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
Concepcion (11.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s
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