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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 52km S of Pedregal, Panama on Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 52km S of Pedregal, Panama on Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - 52km S of Pedregal, Panama on Wednesday, 2 April 2014
Date & time: Wed, 2 Apr 16:13:27 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, April 02, 2014 11:13:27
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 31.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.9043°N / 82.345°W
Nearest volcano: Baru (105 km)
Primary data source: USGS
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 2 Apr
Wed, 2 Apr 16:13 UTCM 6.0 / 28 kmSouth of Panama[Map]GFZ
Wed, 2 Apr 16:13 UTCM 6.0 / 40 kmSOUTH OF PANAMA[Map]EMSC
Wed, 2 Apr 16:13 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Wed, 2 Apr 16:13 UTCM 6.0 / 32 kmS of Pedregal, Panama[Map]GeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Las Lajas-San Felix Area / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Felt "Moderate Shaking" sitting inside on our sofa that started moving so my husband & I retreated outside & stood beside our car which bounced for several minutes.
Las Lajas-San Felix Area / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Las Lajas-San Felix Area / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Sofa I was sitting on started shaking then moving so my husband & I retreated outside & stood beside our car which bounced for several minutes.
Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica (259.3 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
panama city, panama (332.8 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I felt two bursts of about 4 seconds each
Las lajas chiruiqui / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Ojochal, Osa, Costa Rica / MMI IV (Light shaking): No damage
Clayton, Panama / MMI IV (Light shaking): desk was shaking
Pavones (Costa Rica) (96 km NW from epicenter)(no details): 1 minuite to rocking vibration! (my first :-)) (via EMSC)
Panama (Panama) (338 km E from epicenter)(no details): It was felt only as a small shake (via EMSC)
Panama (Panama) (338 km E from epicenter)(no details): It came like in 2 faces, when I though it was ending it the bed move harder (via EMSC)
Panama (Panama) (338 km E from epicenter)(no details): Came on slowly then more intense. Thought it would never end but lasted less than 1 minute. Felt a less intense aftershock several minutes later. (via EMSC)
Anton (Panama) (240 km E from epicenter)(no details): This earthquake was really strange... felt so dizzy during the process that i couldn't move from my chair. No rumbling no nothing, just felt like been in a boat. Weird. (via EMSC)
Limon (Costa Rica) (238 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It lasted longer than 10 seconds. (via EMSC)
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca (Costa Rica) (195 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Even though it was a mild shake it was enough to notice it was an earthquake,I was lying down chating through fb and my friend T L felt it in Bocas del Toro, Panama. (via EMSC)
Boca del Drago (Panama) (164 km N from epicenter)(no details): Started with minor quick shaking, then had a very weak, slow rolling movement. (via EMSC)
Bocas del Toro District (Panama) (156 km N from epicenter)(no details): I'm at Colon Island and was talkin by phone with somebody in Solarte Island at moment, so I know for sure it was felt the same way over there. Then again its only a couple Km away from where I am. (via EMSC)
Volcán (Panama) (96 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It lasted about 20 seconds, longer than any other I've experienced. (via EMSC)
Boquete (Panama) (93 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Longer and stronger than previous quakes! (via EMSC)
Boquete (Panama) (104 km N from epicenter)(no details): The quake was moderate (this is my third that I have felt here and they were about 6 months apart). This quake I did not hear any sound as it was 30 miles offshore for a total of about 45 miles from here but this one did take the longest time during the shaking -- 15 to 20 seconds. (via EMSC)
(Panama) (175 km N from epicenter)(no details): People sitting outside where there was loud music and lots of people did not seem to notice. I was in a quiet house and the swaying of my chair and the swaying of the hanging objects and liquids seemed to go on for quite a while. The dogs outside started barking. Nothing was physically disturbed. (via EMSC)
Concepción (Panama) (78 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Noticeable rumble, then earth smoothly slid back and forth causing swaying sensation and visible tree movement (via EMSC)
Paja Blanca (Panama) (51 km NW from epicenter)(no details): The earthquake was sudden and immediately strong. The strong part lasted for maybe 10 seconds, then died off to barely perceptible, then a gentle, more perceptible floating was perceived. (via EMSC)
Boquete (Panama) (96 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I actually felt dizzy from the rolling effect, sort of rock and roll, the sound was loud like thunder it lasted a lot longer than others last year. Everything rattled and clattered, nothing fell in our condo. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 16 Apr
Wed, 16 Apr 13:37 UTCM 4.8 / 44.1 km - [info] (49 km)2km WSW of Divala, Panama[Map]USGS
Sat, 19 Apr
Sat, 19 Apr 13:36 UTCM 4.1 / 6.1 km - [info] (65 km) Nicaragua
[Map]
INETER
Sat, 19 Apr 13:36 UTCM 4.6 / 30.5 km - [info] (40 km)2km WNW of Santo Domingo, Panama
[Map]
USGS
justin bieber / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Rincon de la vieja / MMI VIII (Severe shaking): Felt like very strong wind buffeting the structure. Gradually increasing and beginning of feeling concerned then stopping. Maybe ~20 seconds.
plaza de caisan (29.2 km NNW from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking): the building shook, dishes rattled, pots/pan swung around, furniture moved about, no structural damage except for new cracks in walls.
El Francés (Panama) (37 km E from epicenter)(no details): I felt it sitting down, my daughter was standing and could not sense the movement. (via EMSC)
OSA Peninsula , Costa Rica / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Wed, 30 Apr
Wed, 30 Apr 09:52 UTCM 5.0 / 27.1 km - [info] (159 km)73km SSE of Punta de Burica, Panama[Map]USGS
Sat, 3 May
Sat, 3 May 08:04 UTCM 3.4 / 15 km - [info] (146 km) Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Tue, 13 May
Tue, 13 May 06:35 UTCM 6.5 / 10 km - [info] (206 km)108km SSE of Punta de Burica, Panama
[Map]
USGS
Boquete, Chiriqui / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Bobby Joe Mcdeeedeee / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): it felt strong.
Drake bay, Costa Rica / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke me up, lasted several seconds, continuous
Barro Blanco (Gariche) Panama / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Started 1:30 and lasted about 5 seconds (?) with the last part a "sudden jolt" of greater magnitude. I am not far from the epicenter as I am only 10 minutes from the border with Cost Rica south side of the interamericana and 10 km from the ocean as the crow flies.
Las Nubes de Tuis, Turrialba, Costa Rica (358.6 km WSW from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Quake woke me up and the bed rocked side to side for more than half a minute
Coronado, Panama (306.6 km E from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Limon (Costa Rica) (319 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Thanks for your excellent website. (via EMSC)
Volcan / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Lasted longer then the ones last month.I was awake but it woke my partner up,he said it felt like someone was jumping on the bed.
David (Panama) (132 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It happened at 1:35 AM and lasted about 45 sec. Don't know if anyone else was awake. (via EMSC)
Bocas del toro / MMI III (Weak shaking): I was lying in bed awake when the house started shaking, I got up to go outside and felt immediately dizzy walking. Checked the time and it was 1:30am. Light fixtures were swinging and floor was swaying slightly. Felt like it lasted between 30 sec and 1 min.
Read all reports
Tue, 13 May 08:39 UTCM 4.4 / 10 km - [info] (124 km)64km SE of Punta de Burica, Panama[Map]USGS
Tue, 13 May 13:17 UTCM 4.4 / 10 km - [info] (111 km)60km SSE of Pedregal, Panama[Map]USGS
Tue, 13 May 21:59 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (141 km)78km SE of Punta de Burica, Panama[Map]USGS
Wed, 14 May
Wed, 14 May 05:28 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] (128 km)71km ESE of Punta de Burica, Panama
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 14 May 09:46 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (160 km)90km SE of Punta de Burica, Panama
[Map]
USGS
Thu, 15 May
Thu, 15 May 09:09 UTCM 4.4 / 19 km - [info] (134 km)4.4 SOUTH OF PANAMA[Map]EMSC
Mon, 23 Jun
Mon, 23 Jun 07:43 UTCM 4.5 / 55 km - [info] (90 km) PANAMA-COSTA RICA BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 23 Jun 19:13 UTCM 4.6 / 21 km - [info]Baru (19 km) - Chiriquí Province, PanamáPanama-Costa Rica Border Region[Map]GFZ
Tue, 9 Sep
Tue, 9 Sep 16:07 UTCM 4.8 / 15 km - [info] (113 km) Nicaragua
[Map]
INETER
Santa Teresa, Costa Rica / MMI IV (Light shaking): Very Short but Strong one shake, felt in Swimmingpool Pool outside
Tue, 16 Sep
Tue, 16 Sep 16:49 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] (135 km)South of Panama
[Map]
GFZ
Lajas Adentro Chiriqui Panama (353 km SSE from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Shake was stron enough to be felt and the water in the pool was building waves, normaly a sign for a heavy earthquake, min 5
Fri, 10 Oct
Fri, 10 Oct 06:22 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info]Baru (68 km) - Chiriquí Province, PanamáCosta Rica[Map]GFZ
Fri, 10 Oct 10:52 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info]Baru (69 km) - Chiriquí Province, PanamáCosta Rica[Map]GFZ
Sun, 12 Oct
Sun, 12 Oct 06:25 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (60 km)Costa Rica
[Map]
GFZ
Brasilito (Costa Rica) (373 km NW from epicenter)(no details): heard the trademark "train rumbling sound" followed by a small shake, then 30secs later, the bigger trembler/shaking.... (via EMSC)
Thu, 16 Oct
Thu, 16 Oct 05:41 UTCM 4.1 / 15 km - [info]Baru (54 km) - Chiriquí Province, Panamá Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Thu, 16 Oct 05:41 UTCM 4.7 / 20 km - [info]Baru (69 km) - Chiriquí Province, Panamá COSTA RICA[Map]EMSC
Sat, 6 Dec
Sat, 6 Dec 01:14 UTCM 4.4 / 10 km - [info] (204 km)SOUTH OF PANAMA[Map]EMSC
Sat, 6 Dec 17:21 UTCM 5.8 / 10 km - [info] (93 km)Panama-Costa Rica Border Region
[Map]
GFZ
Playa Hermosa (271.9 km WSW from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking): It was in the night. I live in a bungalow that is built on wooden stilts. The bungalow was swaying back and forth for quite a long time...probably 45 seconds. At one point, it became slightly stronger and I paused to see if I needed to take cover and then it weakened again.
Boquete, Panama / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Manuel Antonio / MMI III (Weak shaking): We were sleeping and felt it between 2 and 3
Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica (89.9 km NW from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking): Also disturbed the birds in the trees.
Panama (Panama) (369 km E from epicenter)(no details): Our building swayed. (via EMSC)
David, Chiriquí, Panamá / MMI VI (Strong shaking): In classroom at U.Latina. Noticeable movement of structure. Several exterior tiles shaken from walls. SINAPROC called in to evaluate damage.
Savegre (Costa Rica) (197 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Just felt my bed shaking for a few seconds (via EMSC)
Boquete (Panama) (85 km N from epicenter)(no details): It seemed stronger and lasted longer than other earthquakes I have felt here during the last seven years. It started out rolling and then spiked in the middle. (via EMSC)
Gariche, Chiriqui, Panama / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I was writing an email at my laptop when suddenly my hands moved left and right, the pool splashed out water and some stuff in the kitchen moved and fell down. I heared also some noise comming from the house and I even saw the palm trees moving but definitely not from the wind. My girlfriend had problems with balance during cleaning the mirror and felt sea sick afterwards. This was my first earthquake and a really strong one. Only for 5 seconds but memorable forever.
Las Lajas, Chiriquí / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Car in carport moved a little bit back and forth.
Read all reports
Mon, 8 Dec
Mon, 8 Dec 08:54 UTCM 6.6 / 20 km - [info] (95 km)20km ESE of Punta de Burica, Panama[Map]USGS
Mon, 8 Dec 18:44 UTCM 5.4 / 20 km - [info] (87 km)Panama-Costa Rica Border Region[Map]GFZ

 

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