Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 2.8 km northwest of Puerto Armuelles, Barú, Provincia de Chiriquí, Panama, on 2020-09-25 17:37:53 -

Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 2.8 km northwest of Puerto Armuelles, Barú, Provincia de Chiriquí, Panama, on 2020-09-25 17:37:53

Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 8 km depth

25 Sep 23:42 UTC: First to report: INETER after 4 minutes.
25 Sep 23:49: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 8.0 km (from 6.2 to 5 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5 km (3.1 mi) towards SW.
Date & time: Sep 25, 2020 23:37:53 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-09-25 17:37:53
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.289°N / 82.885°W (Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama)
Antipode: 8.289°S / 97.115°E
Nearest volcano: Baru (64 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SW of Agua Buena (Chiriquí) (pop: 710) --> See nearby quakes!
3 km (2 mi) WNW of Puerto Armuelles (Chiriquí) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SSW of Progreso (PA.02.0419, Chiriquí) (pop: 2,210) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) SW of Divala (Chiriquí) (pop: 2,510) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) N of Burica (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SW of Concepcion (Chiriquí) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) W of Pedregal (Distrito de David, Chiriquí) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) WSW of David (Chiriquí) (pop: 82,000) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) WSW of Las Lomas (Distrito de David, Chiriquí) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
378 km (235 mi) WSW of Panama City (Panamá) (pop: 408,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 21.1°C (70 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from N
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.48 km3 Km Al Noroeste De Puerto Armuelles, Panamá, PanamaINETER
4.626 km12 Km Al Este De Puerto Armuelles, Panama.RSN
4.626 kmPanama-costa Rica Border RegionEMSC

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Puerto Armuelles, Barú District, Chiriquí (3.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s : Felt like the house was nudged | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Puerto Armuelles / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 10-15 s : Started with a bump, then light shaking | One user found this interesting.  
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