Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - Panama-costa Rica Border Region on Friday, 17 July 2020
18 Jul 00:22 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 26 minutes.
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.38°N / 82.87°W (Panama)
Nearest volcano: Baru (60 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
0 km (0 mi) E of Finca Blanco (pop: 1,100)
3 km (2 mi) SE of Finca Zapatero (pop: 400)
4 km (2 mi) NE of Finca Higuito (pop: 200)
49 km (30 mi) W of David (pop: 82,000)
180 km (112 mi) S of Limón (pop: 63,100)
196 km (122 mi) SE of Paraíso (pop: 39,700)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Fri, 17 Jul 23:56 UTC||M 3.6 / 30 km||Panama-costa Rica Border Region||EMSC|
|17 de julio del 2020 5:56 pm (17 Jul 23:56:00 UTC)||M 3.6 / 30 km||9 km al Sur de Laurel, Corredores. (Panama)||RSN|
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