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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - 8km ESE of Punta de Burica, Panama on Monday, 8 December 2014

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 20km ESE of Punta de Burica, Panama on Monday, 8 December 2014

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake  - 20km ESE of Punta de Burica, Panama on Monday, 8 December 2014
Dec 8 10:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.7 to 6.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 20.0 km.
Date & time: Mon, 8 Dec 08:54:52 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Monday, December 08, 2014 03:54:52
Magnitude: 6.6
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.9691°N / 82.694°W (Panama)
Nearest volcano: Baru (95 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5*10^14 J (139 GWh / 1.2*10^5 tons of TNT / 7.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 8 Dec 2014
Mon, 8 Dec 08:54 UTCM 6.5 / 19 kmPanama-Costa Rica Border RegionGFZ
Mon, 8 Dec 08:54 UTCM 6.5 / 20 km PANAMA-COSTA RICA BORDER REGIONEMSC
Mon, 8 Dec 08:54 UTCM 6.6 / 20 kmESE of Punta de Burica, PanamaGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Boquete / MMI IV (Light shaking): A side to side shake...The headboard of my bed banged against the wall...
Alto Boquete, Chiriqui, Panama / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Volcan Panama / MMI IV (Light shaking): Awoken to the wavy feeling and loud knocking for approximately 1 minute.
La Minas, chiriqui, Panama elev.3600ft / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Two trembler's, minutes apart. Awoken on the first trembler. Dogs barking with lights turned on as the neighboring homes also reacted. Side to side shake.
Coronado / MMI IV (Light shaking): Was woken up by the bed swaying back and forth lasting approx one minute
Boquete, Chiriqui, Panama (94.1 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Shaking woke me up. Shaking followed by grinding vibration.
ajajuela / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Boquete, Panama / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Arraijan / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Isla Bastimentos / MMI III (Weak shaking): Bed shook lightly from side to side for a few seconds. It woke me up and shook for about 3-4 seconds.
Boquete, Chiriqui, Panama / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I woke up from a strong shaking of my bed. Everybody woke up. I'm glad, nothing seems to be damaged.
Rodolfo Ciudad de Panama / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Portland / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I felt something just now in Portland.
panama city / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Puerto viejo, costa rica / MMI IV (Light shaking): Long rocking motion on upper floor of concrete house, lasted a long time about 20 seconds, got stronger the longer it lasted. After it was over, all the howler monkeys in the area started howling, very strange.
David District (Panama) (50 km NE from epicenter)(no details): to me it was strong earthquakes and it was the therd one. (via EMSC)
David District (Panama) (50 km NE from epicenter)(no details): We were woken by the shaking, which lasted 30 seconds or so. We went outside for 10-15 minutes as a precaution in case there was another tremor. (via EMSC)
Anton (Panama) (268 km E from epicenter)(no details): The swaying of the building woke us up in Playa Blanca at 3:55 (via EMSC)
Dolega District (Panama) (63 km NE from epicenter)(no details): much stronger than the most recent one (via EMSC)
Puntarenas (Costa Rica) (318 km NW from epicenter)(no details): lasted several seconds (via EMSC)
Panama (Panama) (363 km E from epicenter)(no details): Woke me up. I live at a 19th floor in the city. Felt bed shaking. (via EMSC)
San Carlos District (Panama) (305 km E from epicenter)(no details): Concern about possible tsunami (via EMSC)
Jaco (Costa Rica) (276 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It was strong and long! (via EMSC)
Turrialba (Costa Rica) (234 km NW from epicenter)(no details): swayed back and forth. (via EMSC)
(Panama) (94 km E from epicenter)(no details): Long and strong movement which wakes me up. The rocking chair on the terrace was moving strongly. (via EMSC)
Panama (Panama) (363 km E from epicenter)(no details): I felt like something was slightly swinging in the window and woke me up . I live in a 9 th floor i got up took a look though my window but did not notice every thing apparently normal (via EMSC)
Puntarenas (Costa Rica) (318 km NW from epicenter)(no details): My bed started shaking much worse than the last earthquake the other day the ceiling fan was shaking, the whole building was shaking I thought it was going collapse the water in the in ground pool was splashing out of the pool too (via EMSC)
Nueva Gorgona (Panama) (314 km E from epicenter)(no details): It would not have woken me, felt it because we were awake, I was in bed, husband up! We both felt it (via EMSC)
San José (Costa Rica) (277 km NW from epicenter)(no details): vibration loud enough.. painting shook.. pool water surging (via EMSC)
Heredia (Costa Rica) (267 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It were a bit wobbly like. (via EMSC)
(Costa Rica) (260 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I felt it very long and strong. I am in Llorente de Tibás, Costa Rica. (via EMSC)
Fátima (Costa Rica) (167 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Hi. Happy and proud to say my nearly finished home survived the quake. I have been feeling small movements for the last few days, so I thought something might be brewing! Hope everyone is ok (via EMSC)
Bocas del Toro Province (Panama) (151 km N from epicenter)(no details): Strong. Things moving. Sound of apartment squeaking etc. worst I have felt in two years in panama. (via EMSC)
Bocas del Toro Province (Panama) (151 km N from epicenter)(no details): It woke me up!!!! Are there any concerns??? (via EMSC)
Boquete (Panama) (84 km N from epicenter)(no details): Long lasting and severe movement (via EMSC)
Volcán (Panama) (80 km N from epicenter)(no details): Rocking chair started rocking (via EMSC)
Chiriqui (Panama) (58 km NE from epicenter)(no details): The earthquake was very hard and similar to saturday, I was sleeping and the movement wake me up.. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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