Very strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 432 km southwest of Panama City, Provincia de Panama, on Thursday, October 31, 1957 at 10:08 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 25 km depth
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.64°N / 82.64°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Panama)
Antipode: 6.64°S / 97.36°E↗
Nearest volcano: Baru (241 km / 150 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
157 km (98 mi) S of Burica (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) S of Puerto Armuelles (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) S of Pedregal (Distrito de David) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) S of David (pop: 82,000) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) S of Las Lomas (Distrito de David) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) S of Concepcion (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (152 mi) SW of Santiago (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) WSW of Chitre (Chitré) (pop: 8,970) --> See nearby quakes!
327 km (203 mi) SW of Penonome (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
432 km (269 mi) SW of Panama City (pop: 408,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.4||25 km||south of Panama||USGS|
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