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Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - 18 Km Al Este De Puerto Armuelles, Panama. on Thursday, 5 December 2019

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake  - 18 Km Al Este De Puerto Armuelles, Panama. on Thursday, 5 December 2019
5 Dec 01:30 UTC: First to report: RSN after 27 minutes.
Date & time: Thursday, 5 December 2019 01:03 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 04 de diciembre del 2019 7:03 pm
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 36.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.295°N / 82.762°W (Panama)
Nearest volcano: Baru (62 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) S of Majagual (pop: 500)
7 km (4 mi) SE of Manaca Civil (pop: 1,200)
7 km (4 mi) SE of Manaca Norte (pop: 1,300)
39 km (24 mi) SW of David (pop: 82,000)
191 km (119 mi) S of Limón (pop: 63,100)
197 km (122 mi) W of Santiago de Veraguas (pop: 45,400)
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
04 de diciembre del 2019 7:03 pm (5 Dec 01:03:00 UTC)M 4.4 / 36 km18 Km Al Este De Puerto Armuelles, Panama.RSN
Thu, 5 Dec 01:03 UTCM 4.2 / 35 kmPanama-costa Rica Border RegionEMSC
2019-12-04 20:03:10 -05:00 (5 Dec 01:03:10 UTC)M 4.2 / 35.1 km3km ESE of La Esperanza, PanamaUSGS

User reports for this quake (15)

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64.3 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Puerto Armuelles (11.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I heard the windows shake first then felt the bed shake.
38.4 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Mata del Nance. David (43.9 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Hotel Alcala David Panama / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Lying on the bed in the hotel room I felt the bed moving.
David, Chiriqui Panama (42.6 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Fue corto como una sacudida, un remesón rápido. (reported through our app)
Volcan Panama / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Volcan Panama
Puerto Armuelles / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Lajas Adentro (Panama, 99 km E of epicenter) : One Minishake and nothing more. Las Lajas, Chiriquí, Panama. (reported through EMSC)
(Panama, 56 km NE of epicenter) : Felt 2 jolts (reported through EMSC)
Palmira (Panama, 51 km NE of epicenter) : Just a subtle"bump". (reported through EMSC)
Volcán (Panama, 46 km N of epicenter) : 10 sec. Tremor (reported through EMSC)
Volcán (Panama, 45 km N of epicenter) : Heard the windows rattle. Wondered if it was the wind. Short. (reported through EMSC)
(Costa Rica, 39 km W of epicenter) : About 1.5 seconds (reported through EMSC)
David (Panama, 39 km E of epicenter) : David Panama (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - 18 Km Al Este De Puerto Armuelles, Panama. on Thursday, 5 December 2019

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