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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Panama-Costa Rica Border Region on Sunday, 2 April 2017

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - Panama-Costa Rica Border Region on Sunday, 2 April 2017
Date & time: Sun, 2 Apr 23:54:33 UTC
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.89°N / 82.49°W [Map]
Nearest volcano: Baru (11 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 2 Apr
Sun, 2 Apr 23:54 UTCM 5.2 / 33 km PANAMA-COSTA RICA BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Sun, 2 Apr 23:54 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km- 18km NNE of Cerro Punta, Panama[Map]USGS
Sun, 2 Apr 23:54 UTCM 5.8 / 10 km42 km al Este de Sabalito, Coto Brus.[Map]RSN

"I felt it" reports:
Playa Blanca Resort in Rio Hato (264.7 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): My wife and i were sitting in chairs on the third floor belcony. We both looked at each other and said "what is going on" and we both got up top get off the belcony.
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca Costa Rica / MMI III (Weak shaking): Sitting down to dinner , felt like I was having vertigo looked at the pool and saw it sloshing about.My first earthquake.
Alto Quiel / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Large plate glass two story window shattered. We thought it was going to be the "big one".
Paso Ancho, Volcan . Chiriqui / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I felt a few small shakes here over the past 10 years I have lived here ..Sunday's shake was by far the strongest..
San Jose,CR / MMI IV (Light shaking): Lying on a bed- Bed& walls were shaking ~2 sec, not an experience need twice...
Ciudad Cortes (105.3 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Shaking was felt indoors easily and noise heard outside. Went on for almost 20 seconds.
Anton,Cocle / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Alto Boqute, Chiriqui, Paqnama / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I live in an upstairs studio. Strong shaking. Was sitting on a couch with my feet on the bed (sorry mom) both where shaking. Toilet seat came crashing down. A rather unsettling experience. My first earthquake.
Potrerillos / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Caldera (Panama) (28 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Everyone in the area says this was the strongest earthquake they have felt in many years, I have been here 14 years and never felt anything as strong. The 6 plus quake we had a couple of years ago was much less than this quake. (via EMSC)
Nuevo Arraiján (Panama) (307 km E from epicenter)(no details): Mercalli a 8 km de epicentro categoría 8 demás lugares entre 5 y 6 . Magnitud 6,1. Profundidad 10km. Epicentro 8km be de localidad de Cerro punta. Total de hab 3,000 (via EMSC)
Colón (Panama) (290 km E from epicenter)(no details): Few residents and PA visiting from Boston. Our little house rental on stilts had a good scary shake! (via EMSC)
(Costa Rica) (125 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It seemed like it stopped briefly & then resumed again for a short time. (via EMSC)
Las Lajas (Panama) (114 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Felt not very much (via EMSC)
Paso Ancho (Panama) (21 km SW from epicenter)(no details): It was very short, 10-15 seconds. It started as a sharp jolt (via EMSC)
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Potrerillos, Chiriqui (31.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): That was definatley stronger than the 6.6 that hit Punta Barica 2 years ago but we were much closer and it was shallower.
Volcancito, Boquete,Chiriqui / MMI V (Moderate shaking): No damage noted
(243.7 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): light shaking indoors several individual tremors lasted for one minute
Santiago (188.5 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Fue una sensacion que no eh sentido en los sismos anteriores, este fue diferente (via app)
(206.6 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Half of the people in the house noticed it. No rattling. Sensed vibration in the recliner I was sitting on.
San Vicente, Chiriqui, Panama / MMI IV (Light shaking): Our concrete block house swayed back and forth 3-4 times.
Boquete / MMI VI (Strong shaking): The entire hotel shook. We were thinking it might be a landslide because it kept on going for a while. All the windows rattled and everyone was alarmed. We have had several mild aftershocks.
Isla del colon, Panama / MMI V (Moderate shaking): My first earthquake, it was really scary.
(86.8 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(16.4 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
San Jose / MMI V (Moderate shaking): My first earth quake
(299.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Changuinola / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Volcán. Chiriqui (20.3 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): un fuerte rugido los muebles que se han movido un poco algunas botellas se cayeron de la mesa Duró 6 o 7 segundos (via app)
Boquete, panama / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Boquete (Panama) (24 km S from epicenter)(no details): Two friends told me thst this was the strongest earthquake they have ever felt here. One has lived here 15 years. (via EMSC)
CIMA Hospital in Jan Jose / MMI IV (Light shaking): I am in the CIMA Hospital on the 3rd floor. My bed shook and rolled a bit.
Ojochal (128.7 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sitting in living room chair felt 3 sets vibrations and house moved on the last one.
Latitud Los Yoses, San Jose, Costa Rica (207.9 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Hanging things swinged and we felt definitely that the building moved below us (19th floor)
Dolega, panama / MMI V (Moderate shaking): At baseball game in Dolega. Shaking lasted for3-5 seconds. Everyone in crowd felt and reacted.
(215.3 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Alto Lino, El Santurario (10 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Ojochal Osa Puntarenas Costa Rica / MMI IV (Light shaking): long 30 second
San jose / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Barrio San Luis, San Isidro de El General, Perez Z / MMI IV (Light shaking): We were sitting on the sofa watching tv when we felt a small jolt and the sofa started shaking for about 5-10 seconds.
Volcan, Panama / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Hit suddenly, shaking lasted longer than I've ever felt before. Furniture moved, ground rumbled, things fell off shelves,house groaned. Few cracks in plaster.
Nueva Gorgona (Panama) (293 km E from epicenter)(no details): We're on 19th floor....so swaying of the building may have allowed us to feel it. (via EMSC)
San Carlos District (Panama) (285 km E from epicenter)(no details): Mild to moderate quake (via EMSC)
San Carlos District (Panama) (285 km E from epicenter)(no details): Moderate quake (via EMSC)
San Carlos District (Panama) (285 km E from epicenter)(no details): Just felt my chair jerk sideways 3 or 4 time. Checked to see if a dog was nudging it. (via EMSC)
(Costa Rica) (217 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Bastante largo (via EMSC)
San Juan (Costa Rica) (203 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Slowly movement. Lamps moved gently. (via EMSC)
San Juan (Costa Rica) (203 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Slowly movment. Lamps moved gently. (via EMSC)
(Panama) (47 km NW from epicenter)(no details): A few minor shakes, no damage detected so far (via EMSC)
Almirante (Panama) (35 km N from epicenter)(no details): a neighbor about 5 miles to the east of me also felt it and called on the radio (via EMSC)
Caldera (Panama) (34 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Significant shaking about 5-10 seconds (via EMSC)
Volcán. Chiriqui (20.3 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): un fuerte rugido los muebles que se han movido un poco algunas botellas se cayeron de la mesa Duró 6 o 7 segundos (via app)
San Jose / MMI III (Weak shaking): Lo sentimos leve
Sortova (38.7 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Felt house roll for +15 sec. went outside.
Santa Ana, San José / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Chiriqui / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
san Jose Costa Rica / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(11.3 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
la Mina (34.5 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): 25-30 segundos de agitación pesada.
Boquete (18.3 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
(332.8 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Boquete / MMI IV (Light shaking): On vacation from CA I was a little surprised lol
(202.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Fue como unos 3 segundos pero se sintio se movia la sala pero no fue fuerte (via app)
(147.5 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Puriscal (232.2 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Alto Boquete (14.5 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Rio Hato (269.6 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
San Isidro / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Bocas del Toro, Panama / MMI IV (Light shaking)
San vito Costa Rica / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Playa de cocles (87.8 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Palmares Alajuela / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(217 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 3 Apr (6 earthquakes)
Mon, 3 Apr 00:36 UTCM 3.9 / 15 km - [info]Baru (5 km) - Chiriquí Province, Panamá46 km al Este de Sabalito, Coto Brus.
[Map]
RSN
Mon, 3 Apr 01:01 UTCM 2.7 / 1 km - [info]Baru (17 km) - Chiriquí Province, Panamá40 km al Este de Sabalito, Coto Brus.
[Map]
RSN
Mon, 3 Apr 02:36 UTCM 3.6 / 10 km - [info]Baru (11 km) - Chiriquí Province, Panamá43 km al Este de Sabalito, Coto Brus.
[Map]
RSN
Mon, 3 Apr 03:28 UTCM 3.0 / 34 km - [info] (45 km)7 km al Sur de Santa Maria de Dota.
[Map]
RSN
Mon, 3 Apr 20:25 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info]Baru (13 km) - Chiriquí Province, Panamá41 km al Este de Sabalito, Coto Brus.
[Map]
RSN
Alto Lino / MMI III (Weak shaking): In bed felt it roll slightly
Cuesta de Piedra (28.3 km SSW from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Volcan (13.6 km SSW from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Mon, 3 Apr 22:23 UTCM 3.0 / 1 km - [info] (38 km)11 km al Este de Copey de Dota.
[Map]
RSN
Wed, 5 Apr
Wed, 5 Apr 18:39 UTCM 2.8 / 21 km - [info] (46 km)2 km al Este de San Carlos de Tarrazu.
[Map]
RSN
Thu, 6 Apr
Thu, 6 Apr 00:13 UTCM 3.4 / 9 km - [info] (63 km)16 km al Noreste de Rivas de Perez Zeledon.[Map]RSN
Thu, 6 Apr 09:37 UTCM 2.6 / 57 km - [info] (81 km)8 km al Oeste de Dominical, Osa.
[Map]
RSN
Thu, 6 Apr 13:32 UTCM 2.6 / 9 km - [info] (63 km)15 km al Este de Rivas de Perez Zeledon.
[Map]
RSN
Thu, 6 Apr 16:50 UTCM 3.0 / 63 km - [info] (37 km)1 km al Sur de Vuelta del Jorco, Aserri.
[Map]
RSN
Fri, 7 Apr
Fri, 7 Apr 09:05 UTCM 3.3 / 21 km - [info] (89 km)26 km al Suroeste de Bratsi, Talamanca.
[Map]
RSN
Fri, 7 Apr 22:13 UTCM 4.1 / 69 km - [info] (38 km)9 km al Este de Agua Buena, Coto Brus.
[Map]
RSN
Sat, 8 Apr (8 earthquakes)
Sat, 8 Apr 05:54 UTCM 3.4 / 39 km - [info] (61 km)12 km al Norte de Quepos.
[Map]
RSN
Sat, 8 Apr 11:08 UTCM 3.1 / 24 km - [info] (111 km)37 km al Suroeste de Dominical, Osa.
[Map]
RSN
Sat, 8 Apr 12:10 UTCM 3.1 / 47 km - [info] (59 km)12 km al Oeste de San Vito, Coto Brus.
[Map]
RSN
Sat, 8 Apr 12:36 UTCM 2.6 / 7 km - [info]Irazu (27 km)8 km al Suroeste de Orosi, Paraiso, Cartago.
[Map]
RSN
Parrita / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Sat, 8 Apr 18:16 UTCM 4.2 / 2 km - [info] (91 km) Nicaragua
[Map]
INETER
Sat, 8 Apr 19:05 UTCM 3.0 / 19 km - [info] (109 km)35 km al Suroeste de Dominical, Osa.
[Map]
RSN
Sat, 8 Apr 20:01 UTCM 3.2 / 12 km - [info] (110 km)35 km al Suroeste de Dominical, Osa.
[Map]
RSN
Sat, 8 Apr 22:54 UTCM 3.2 / 11 km - [info] (117 km)42 km al Suroeste de Dominical, Osa.
[Map]
RSN
Sun, 9 Apr
Sun, 9 Apr 06:16 UTCM 4.6 / 1 km - [info] (110 km)35 km al Suroeste de Dominical, Osa.
[Map]
RSN
(38.1 km NE from epicenter) / not felt (via app)
Sun, 9 Apr 06:35 UTCM 3.0 / 1 km - [info] (108 km)33 km al Suroeste de Dominical, Osa.[Map]RSN
Sun, 9 Apr 19:57 UTCM 3.1 / 32 km - [info]Irazu (26 km)1 km al Sur de San Miguel, Desamparados.
[Map]
RSN
Mon, 10 Apr
Mon, 10 Apr 06:06 UTCM 3.2 / 30 km - [info] (91 km)21 km al Suroeste de Savegre, Quepos.[Map]RSN
Mon, 10 Apr 11:06 UTCM 3.0 / 6 km - [info] (65 km)15 km al Este de Rivas de Perez Zeledon.[Map]RSN
Tue, 11 Apr
Tue, 11 Apr 06:02 UTCM 4.0 / 15 km - [info] (75 km)7 km al Oeste de Puerto Armuelles, Panama.
[Map]
RSN
Tue, 11 Apr 06:53 UTCM 4.1 / 21 km - [info] (99 km)27 km al Sur de Parrita, Puntarenas.
[Map]
RSN
(191.8 km NNW from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Tue, 11 Apr 23:06 UTCM 3.8 / 30 km - [info] (82 km)9 km al Noroeste de Sixaola, Talamanca.[Map]RSN
Wed, 12 Apr
Wed, 12 Apr 12:25 UTCM 3.3 / 27 km - [info] (74 km)8 km al Oeste de Parrita, Puntarenas.
[Map]
RSN
Thu, 13 Apr
Thu, 13 Apr 07:52 UTCM 3.0 / 33 km - [info] (91 km)21 km al Sur de Quepos.
[Map]
RSN
Do (40 km E from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Thu, 13 Apr 22:27 UTCM 3.5 / 19 km - [info] (39 km)8 km al Este de Pittier, Coto Brus.
[Map]
RSN
500 meters above Uvita de Osa (98.6 km W from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Duration about 5 seconds
TIki Village Resort near Uvita / MMI III (Weak shaking): 5-10 seconds of shaking
400 meters above Uvita Costa Rica / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Fri, 14 Apr
Fri, 14 Apr 01:37 UTCM 4.4 / 9 km - [info] (82 km)14 km al Sur de San Isidro de El General.
[Map]
RSN
Uvits / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Uvita, Puntarenas / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Socorro de Platanares, P.Z. / MMI V (Moderate shaking): A doble shake like up and down motion. Could actually see it and it felt like it was just bellow us. Our cordinates are 9.2083 - 83.6819 (no wonder)... Since i designed the house with innovative anti sysmic systems, i instantly started to look to see how they responded. GREAT
Escalaras, Dominicalito / MMI IV (Light shaking): It felt like three consecutive waves of short tremors
Quizarra / MMI IV (Light shaking)
San Salvador de Baru / MMI IV (Light shaking): 10 second tremor
Los Chiles San Isidro de El General / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Everyone in the housefelt it, th ehouse windows and doors shook in one strong jolt. The dogs began to bark.
Tinamastes, Perez Zeledon / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Four humans felt moderate shaking and door rattling for about 10, and our dogs got excited.
(18.4 km SW from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Ojochal, costa rica / MMI IV (Light shaking): We felt short, sharp movements for a very short period of time (approx 5sec)
Fri, 14 Apr 06:55 UTCM 3.6 / 17 km - [info] (76 km)5 km al Oeste de Golfito, Puntarenas.
[Map]
RSN
Uvita, Puntarenas / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Fri, 14 Apr 17:06 UTCM 3.9 / 26 km - [info] (126 km)12 km al Norte de Drake, Osa.[Map]RSN
Sat, 15 Apr
Sat, 15 Apr 08:01 UTCM 2.8 / 3 km - [info] (38 km)16 km al Este de Pittier, Coto Brus.
I FELT IT
[Map]RSN
Sun, 16 Apr
Sun, 16 Apr 01:06 UTCM 3.7 / 8 km - [info] (81 km)13 km al Sureste de San Isidro de El General.
I FELT IT
[Map]
RSN
(15.8 km WNW from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Quizarra / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Sun, 16 Apr 01:52 UTCM 2.7 / 38.8 km - [info] (54 km) Nicaragua
[Map]
INETER
Sun, 16 Apr 10:59 UTCM 3.4 / 18 km - [info] (58 km)19 km al Este de Puerto Armuelles, Panama.
I FELT IT
[Map]RSN
Sun, 16 Apr 21:08 UTCM 3.2 / 1 km - [info]Baru (28 km) - Chiriquí Province, Panamá46 km al Norte de David, Panama.
I FELT IT
[Map]
RSN
Tue, 18 Apr
Tue, 18 Apr 18:22 UTCM 2.6 / 2 km - [info] (89 km)17 km al Sur de Parrita, Puntarenas.
I FELT IT
[Map]
RSN
Wed, 19 Apr
Wed, 19 Apr 09:53 UTCM 3.5 / 5 km - [info] (116 km)46 km al Suroeste de Savegre, Quepos.
I FELT IT
[Map]
RSN
Thu, 20 Apr
Thu, 20 Apr 05:52 UTCM 3.4 / 2 km - [info] (101 km) Nicaragua
I FELT IT
[Map]
INETER
Fri, 21 Apr
Fri, 21 Apr 11:57 UTCM 3.4 / 2 km - [info] (43 km)13 km al Este de Tayutic, Turrialba.
I FELT IT
[Map]
RSN

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