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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - 2 km al Sur de Sixaola, Talamanca. (Panama) on Monday, 1 April 2019

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - 2 km al Sur de Sixaola, Talamanca. (Panama) on Monday, 1 April 2019
Date & time: Monday, 1 April 2019 13:44 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 01 de abril del 2019 7:44 am
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.487°N / 82.605°W (Panama)
Nearest volcano: Baru (76 km)
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 5.6*10^12 J (1.56 GWh / 1344 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 1 Apr 2019
Mon, 1 Apr 13:44 UTCM 4.5 / 19 kmPanama-Costa Rica Border RegionGFZ
Mon, 1 Apr 13:44 UTCM 4.7 / 10 kmPanama-costa Rica Border RegionEMSC
Mon, 1 Apr 13:44 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km6km SW of Guabito, PanamaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Alejuela / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Puerto Viejo / MMI IV (Light shaking): Bed shaking
Changuinola, Panama / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Playa Chiquita, Costa Rica (20.5 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Isla Colon, Bocas Del Toro, Panama / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Boquete, Chiriquí, Panamá (82.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Punta Uva / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cahuita, Costa Rica / MMI V (Moderate shaking): We live in a cabin that is 10 feet off the ground, so we felt it quite a lot! It woke me up out of a sound sleep!
Cahuita, limon Costa Rica / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was awakened by my bed shaking roommate felt it sitting at the table
Boquete / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(119.5 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): My personal quake alarm went off right away. Any quake 4+ let's me know. We are south of epicenter in Perez Zeledon. (via app)
Boca Chica, Chiriqui / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
cocles / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Bocas town, Bocas del toro, panama / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Cocles / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(19.1 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Strong and short. The House was shaking anderen the trees too.
(134.9 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Ojo del Aqua / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(111.2 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Play Chiquita, Puerto Viejo / MMI IV (Light shaking): About 30 seconds of light bouncing and wiggling in my chair. I knew it was an earthquake instantly.
Cocles limon costa rica / MMI V (Moderate shaking): We were awoken to the whole house shaking. Our bedrooms are on the 2nd floor of a house in Cocles Costa Rica.
Limon, Costa Rica / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(26.2 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Playa Negra, Costa Rica / MMI IV (Light shaking): monkeys went nuts!
(38 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Uvita de Osa, Costa Rica (129 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Slight shaking of my outside chair and table. (via app)
(21.7 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(117.3 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Rápido y con un solo movimiento fuerte. (via app)
Changuinola (115.9 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): It was fast and strong. (via app)
Puerto Viejo de Limon / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Windows rattled, more of a rolling sensation than shaking but lasted longer than most. Our dog was visibly upset and my husband jumped up out of his chair
San José (167.9 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
(18.1 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
(9.9 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Cerro Punta (Panama) (74 km S from epicenter)(no details): Like somebody slam a door (via EMSC)

 

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