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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 1 Km Al Sur De Paso Canoas, Frontera Costa Rica-Panamá on Sunday, 13 September 2020

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake  - 1 Km Al Sur De Paso Canoas, Frontera Costa Rica-Panamá on Sunday, 13 September 2020
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: Sunday, 13 September 2020 07:24 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 (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Baru (45 km / 28 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) N of Berba (pop: 800)
16 km (10 mi) N of Finca Lechoza (pop: 300)
16 km (10 mi) N of Finca Jocote (pop: 200)
45 km (28 mi) NW of David (pop: 82,000)
165 km (103 mi) S of Limón (pop: 63,100)
186 km (115 mi) SE of Paraíso (pop: 39,700)
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 13 Sep 07:24 UTCM 4.7 / 12 km1 Km Al Sur De Paso Canoas, Frontera Costa Rica-PanamáINETER
Sun, 13 Sep 07:24 UTCM 4.6 / 3 km7 Km Al Noroeste De Puerto Armuelles, Panama.RSN

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309.7 km E of epicenter [Map] / not felt
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

Significant earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 1 Km Al Sur De Paso Canoas, Frontera Costa Rica-Panamá on Sunday, 13 September 2020

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