Latest quakes in or near Alajuela, Costa Rica, in the past 24 hours on Friday, August 19, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated Aug 19, 2022 19:52 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 3
  • 4 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
In the past 24 hours, Alajuela had 1 quake of magnitude 3.4 and 4 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.

Latest quake: Mag. 2.8 | Provincia de Puntarenas, 24 km SW of Tejar, Costa Rica -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 3.4 | Provincia de Cartago, 31 km SE of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near Alajuela, Costa Rica (updated )

Past 24 hours:5 quakes | 4 quakes M2+ | 1 quake M3+
Past 7 days:34 quakes | 21 quakes M2+ | 10 quakes M3+ | 1 quake M4+
Past 30 days:137 quakes | 79 quakes M2+ | 50 quakes M3+ | 4 quakes M4+
Past 90 days:378 quakes | 199 quakes M2+ | 157 quakes M3+ | 14 quakes M4+
Past 365 days:1,268 quakes | 599 quakes M2+ | 598 quakes M3+ | 48 quakes M4+ | 2 quakes M5+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (5 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Friday, August 19, 2022 GMT (3 quakes)
Aug 19, 2022 3:18 am (GMT -6) (Aug 19, 2022 09:18 GMT)
2.8

28 km
Provincia de Puntarenas, 24 km southwest of Tejar, Costa Rica MoreMap
Aug 19, 2022 2:11 am (GMT -6) (Aug 19, 2022 08:11 GMT)
2.9

24 km
North Pacific Ocean, 72 km southwest of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica MoreMap
Aug 18, 2022 9:19 pm (GMT -6) (Aug 19, 2022 03:19 GMT)
2.6

28 km
Provincia de Puntarenas, 55 km southwest of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica MoreMap
Thursday, August 18, 2022 GMT (2 quakes)
Aug 18, 2022 3:52 pm (GMT -6) (Aug 18, 2022 21:52 GMT)
2.9

3 km
33 km northwest of Ciudad Quesada, San Carlos, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica
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Aug 18, 2022 2:42 pm (GMT -6) (Aug 18, 2022 20:42 GMT)
3.4

10 km
Provincia de Cartago, 31 km southeast of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica
I FELT IT
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.2 x 1010 joules (3.41 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.93 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Alajuela Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Alajuela?

The last earthquake in Alajuela occurred 11 hours ago: Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Provincia de Puntarenas, 24 km southwest of Tejar, Costa Rica, on Friday, Aug 19, 2022 at 3:18 am (GMT -6).

How many quakes were there in Alajuela today?

In the past 24 hours, Alajuela, Costa Rica had 5 quakes up to magnitude 3.4.

What was the strongest quake in Alajuela today?

The strongest earthquake in Alajuela today occurred 23 hours ago: Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - Provincia de Cartago, 31 km southeast of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica, on Thursday, Aug 18, 2022 at 2:42 pm (GMT -6).

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