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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: Tue, 13 May 06:35:24 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
Nearest volcano: Baru (206 km)
Primary data source: USGS
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 13 May
Tue, 13 May 06:35 UTCM 6.5 / 10 kmSouth of Panama[Map]GFZ
Tue, 13 May 06:35 UTCM 6.5 / 10 kmSOUTH OF PANAMA[Map]EMSC
Tue, 13 May 06:35 UTCM 6.3 / 20 km Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Tue, 13 May 06:35 UTCM 6.8 / 10 kmSE of Punta de Burica, Panama[Map]GeoAu

"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)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
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
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
Sun, 9 Nov
Sun, 9 Nov 13:53 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (276 km)SOUTH OF PANAMA[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
Fri, 26 Dec
Fri, 26 Dec 23:52 UTCM 5.9 / 10 km - [info] (252 km)South of Panama
[Map]
GFZ
Valle Escondido, Boquete (251.2 km N from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking): Sitting in my living room recliner. Felt a slow, gentle shaking. It lasted a few seconds.
Alto Boquete, Panama / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Palmira Arriba, Boquete / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Sat, 27 Dec
Sat, 27 Dec 04:58 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (239 km)SOUTH OF PANAMA
[Map]
EMSC
la amistad lodge / MMI IX (Violent shaking)

 

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