Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 1.7 km southeast of Canoas, Progreso, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on 2020-09-13 01:24:26 -

Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 1.7 km southeast of Canoas, Progreso, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on 2020-09-13 01:24:26

Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 12 km depth

13 Sep 07:28 UTC: First to report: INETER after 4 minutes.
13 Sep 07:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.7. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 12.0 km (from 6.2 to 7.5 mi).
Date & time: Sep 13, 2020 07:24:26 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-09-13 01:24:26
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.519°N / 82.832°W (Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama)
Antipode: 8.519°S / 97.168°E
Nearest volcano: Baru (45 km / 28 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) SSW of San Isidro (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,650) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) WSW of Gomez (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,260) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (8 mi) NNW of La Esperanza (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,890) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) W of Concepcion (Chiriquí) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) N of Puerto Armuelles (Chiriquí) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SW of Volcan (Bugaba, Chiriquí) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) WNW of David (Chiriquí) (pop: 82,000) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) WNW of Pedregal (Distrito de David, Chiriquí) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) W of Las Lomas (Distrito de David, Chiriquí) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
368 km (229 mi) W of Panama City (Panamá) (pop: 408,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.712 km1 Km Al Sur De Paso Canoas, Frontera Costa Rica-PanamáINETER
4.63 km7 Km Al Noroeste De Puerto Armuelles, Panama.RSN

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near Nueva Gorgona, Panamá Oeste (309.7 km E of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Puerto Armuelles, Barú District, Chiriquí (28.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
El Valle de Anton, Cocle, Panama / not felt : I live in El Valle de Anton, Cocle province. I did not feel the earthquake, nor was I disturbed by my dog or neighbor horse.  
Bejuco, Chame, Panama Oeste / not felt
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