Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 21 km northwest of Puerto Armuelles, Barú, Provincia de Chiriquí, Panama, Costa Rica, on 2020-09-04 11:55:01 -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.6 quake 14 km west of Puerto Armuelles, Baru District, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, 2020-09-04 11:45:20, which had occurred 10 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 21 km northwest of Puerto Armuelles, Barú, Provincia de Chiriquí, Panama, Costa Rica, on 2020-09-04 11:55:01

Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 4 km depth

4 Sep 18:00 UTC: First to report: INETER after 5 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 1.0 to 4.0 km.
Date & time: Sep 4, 2020 17:55:01 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-09-04 11:55:01
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.385°N / 83.02°W (Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama)
Antipode: 8.385°S / 96.98°E
Nearest volcano: Baru (91 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) W of La Victoria (Chiriquí) (pop: 431) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NW of Puerto Armuelles (Chiriquí) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) WSW of Progreso (PA.02.0419, Chiriquí) (pop: 2,210) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) W of Divala (Chiriquí) (pop: 2,510) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) WSW of Concepcion (Chiriquí) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SW of Volcan (Bugaba, Chiriquí) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) W of Pedregal (Distrito de David, Chiriquí) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) W of David (Chiriquí) (pop: 82,000) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) W of Las Lomas (Distrito de David, Chiriquí) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
391 km (243 mi) W of Panama City (Panamá) (pop: 408,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.64 km14 Km al suroeste de Laurel, Costa RicaINETER
4.912 km9 Km Al Oeste De Puerto Armuelles, Panama. (Costa Rica)RSN

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Near Copa Buena (39.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 5-10 s : Definitely felt but moderate in effect (reported through our app)  
David, Chiriquí (65.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
El Cajon de Grecia (239.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : A few items hanging from the ceiling moving (reported through our app)  
Brisas, Boqueteñas, Alto Boquete / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : Heard it coming, then side to side shaking  
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