Mag. 4.7 earthquake - 111 km southwest of David, Provincia de Chiriquí, Panama, on 17 de mayo del 2020 8:01 pm -

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - 111 km southwest of David, Provincia de Chiriquí, Panama, on 17 de mayo del 2020 8:01 pm

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 11 km depth

18 May 02:14 UTC: First to report: RSN after 13 minutes.
Date & time: 18 May 2020 02:01:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 17 de mayo del 2020 8:01 pm
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.55°N / 82.915°W (North Pacific Ocean, Panama)
Nearest volcano: Baru (146 km / 91 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
57 km (36 mi) S of Canegua (pop: 14) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) S of Puerto Armuelles (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) S of Finca Blanco (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SSW of Divala (pop: 2,510) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) SSW of Pedregal (Distrito de David) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SSW of David (pop: 82,000) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) SSW of La Concepcion (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) SSW of Las Lomas (Distrito de David) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (87 mi) SSW of Volcan (Bugaba) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
407 km (253 mi) WSW of Panama City (pop: 408,200) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SW of Isla de Los Higueros Island --> See nearby quakes!
328 km (204 mi) SE of Isla Cabo Blanco Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.711 km54 km al Sur de Punta Burica, Panama.RSN
M 4.634 kmSouth Of PanamaEMSC
M 4.510 km36km S of Punta de Burica, PanamaUSGS
M 4.731 km59 Km al sur de Olivo Civil, Panamá (Panama)INETER
M 4.510 kmSouth of PanamaGFZ
M 4.716 kmSouth of PanamaGeoAu

User reports for this quake (3)

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206.1 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Boquerón (107.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
DAVID PANAMA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was trying to go to sleep
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