Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 182 km south of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, on Sunday, February 5, 1995 at 20:37 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 12 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 11.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.809°N / 82.666°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Panama)
Antipode: 6.809°S / 97.334°E↗
Nearest volcano: Baru (223 km / 139 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
138 km (86 mi) S of Burica (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) S of Puerto Armuelles (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) S of Pedregal (Distrito de David) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) S of David (pop: 82,000) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) S of Las Lomas (Distrito de David) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) S of Concepcion (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) SW of Santiago (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
292 km (181 mi) S of Changuinola (pop: 18,000) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (197 mi) SW of Penonome (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
423 km (263 mi) SW of Panama City (pop: 408,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.0||12 km||south of Panama||USGS|
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes)
- 09 Apr 1995 09:34 UTC| M 4.1 |15 km (9.3 mi) depth|55 km (34 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 09 Feb 1995 15:43 UTC| M 4.2 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|25 km (15 mi) distance| USGS | Details