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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Panama-Colombia Border Region on Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Panama-Colombia Border Region on Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - Panama-Colombia Border Region on Wednesday, 29 July 2015
Jul 29 12:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 16.0 km.
Date & time: Wednesday, 29 July 2015 00:10 UTC
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.19°N / 77.29°W (Panama)
Nearest volcano: El Valle (324 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4.5*10^13 J (12.4 GWh / 10676 tons of TNT / 0.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 29 Jul 2015
Wed, 29 Jul 00:10 UTCM 5.8 / 10 kmPANAMA-COLOMBIA BORDER REGIONEMSC
Wed, 29 Jul 00:10 UTCM 5.9 / 10 km- 29km S of Acandi, ColombiaUSGS
Wed, 29 Jul 00:10 UTCM 5.9 / 10 kmS of Acandi, ColombiaGeoAu

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(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Medellin Colombia / MMI IV (Light shaking): 10th floor of apartment building, swaying for a few seconds. Not as scary as seismic event in March.
Medellin Colombia / MMI III (Weak shaking): We were at the Sante Fe Mall in Medellin, Colombia dining on the 4th floor in the open air seating at the perimeter of the building. We felt a very mild swaying and concluded it must have been an earthquake. This happened in the time frame of the actual earthquake.
Panama City, Panama / MMI IV (Light shaking)
los caciques, Jose domingo de Espinar, San Migueli (258.5 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: En esta área no se sintió el sismo, el epicentro está alejado de este punto.
pereira / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Panama City / MMI IV (Light shaking)
San Carlos (Panama) (291 km W from epicenter)(no details): Gentle swaying that lasted about 1 o 2 minutes. Slight swaying of a suspended mobile. (via EMSC)
Panama (Panama) (252 km W from epicenter)(no details): was in bed watching tv and the bed start moving and I realize it was an earthquake 7:11PM (via EMSC)

 

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