Very strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 138 km south of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, on Wednesday, August 10, 1927 at 01:35 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.196°N / 82.55°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Panama)
Antipode: 7.196°S / 97.45°E↗
Nearest volcano: Baru (179 km / 111 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
100 km (62 mi) SSE of Burica (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) SSE of Puerto Armuelles (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) S of Pedregal (Distrito de David) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (85 mi) S of David (pop: 82,000) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) S of Las Lomas (Distrito de David) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) S of Concepcion (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) SW of Sona (Soná) (pop: 7,670) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) S of Volcan (Bugaba) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) WSW of Santiago (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
389 km (242 mi) WSW of Panama City (pop: 408,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.6||15 km||south of Panama||USGS|
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