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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Panama on Monday, 20 January 2020

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Panama on Monday, 20 January 2020
Date & time: Monday, 20 January 2020 18:00 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.32°N / 78.63°W (Panama)
Nearest volcano: El Valle (220 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2*10^12 J (554 MWh / 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 20 Jan 2020
Mon, 20 Jan 18:00 UTCM 4.8 / 2 km PanamaEMSC
Mon, 20 Jan 18:00 UTCM 5.0 / 14.9 km PanamaGeoAu
Mon, 20 Jan 18:00 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km50km WSW of Jaque, PanamaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Ciudad de Panamá, Avenida Balboa / not felt
Brisas del Gulf Panama City Panama (216.3 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Was on my bed when I felt the shake, was like the dog had jumped on the bed, just one shake. (via app)
Sorá Panama / MMI IV (Light shaking): Slight shake but glass in cabinet rattled.
Sorá PA / MMI IV (Light shaking)
London, Ky. 40741 / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
san carlos / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
El Valle (Panama) (217 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Slight swaying felt ( no swaying objects seen) for approx 5 to10 seconds (via EMSC)
Sorá (Panama) (208 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Was sitting on a bench in my house and felt the wall move behind my back. Just a few seconds and then done. (via EMSC)
(Panama) (202 km NW from epicenter)(no details): felt shaking on the 2nd floor for approx 5 seconds (via EMSC)
Ciudad de Panamá (Panama) (198 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Almost nothing. Lamps moved. (via EMSC)
San Carlos (Panama) (192 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Wife and I felt gentle sway lasting 1-2 seconds on the 21st floor. (via EMSC)
San Carlos (Panama) (192 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Wife and I felt gentle sway that lasted 1-2 seconds on the 21st floor (via EMSC)

 

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