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Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - 128km SSE of Punta de Burica, Panama on Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - 108km SSE of Punta de Burica, Panama on Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - 108km SSE of Punta de Burica, Panama on Tuesday, 13 May 2014
Date & time: Tuesday, 13 May 2014 06:35 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 01:35:24
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.2164°N / 82.328°W (Panama)
Nearest volcano: Baru (206 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5*10^14 J (98.6 GWh / 84802 tons of TNT / 5.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 13 May 2014
Tue, 13 May 06:35 UTCM 6.5 / 10 kmSouth of PanamaGFZ
Tue, 13 May 06:35 UTCM 6.5 / 10 kmSOUTH OF PANAMAEMSC
Tue, 13 May 06:35 UTCM 6.3 / 20 km NicaraguaINETER
Tue, 13 May 06:35 UTCM 6.8 / 10 kmSE of Punta de Burica, PanamaGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
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 NNW from epicenter) [Map] / 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 ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
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.
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.
Las Lajas Panama (123.8 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): i wokw up and when i realised what actually happens i was afraid because doors and windows vibrated very strong, and this gave a loud noise
David Chiriqui Panama / MMI VI (Strong shaking): It lasted more than usual for this area
Bocas Del toro / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Limon (Costa Rica) (319 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Thanks for your excellent website. (via EMSC)
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)
Chiriqui (Panama) (128 km N from epicenter)(no details): Duró más tiempo de los que he sentido en 15 años! (via EMSC)
David (Panama) (132 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Shaking at first, then gentle swaying back and forth. (via EMSC)
David (Panama) (129 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Duration was about 30 seconds. Smaller tremor was felt by my wife about 30 minutes prior to the 6.8 (I slept through that one). (via EMSC)
Guarumal (Panama) (122 km NW from epicenter)(no details): swimming pool water sloshed. The earthquake event seemed to last a long time. We are expecting an aftershock.... (via EMSC)

 

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