Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 4.5 km southeast of Canoas, Progreso, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica, Panama, on 2020-09-26 01:27:22 -

Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 4.5 km southeast of Canoas, Progreso, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica, Panama, on 2020-09-26 01:27:22

Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 12 km depth

26 Sep 07:35 UTC: First to report: INETER after 8 minutes.
27 Sep 02:49: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 13.0 to 12.0 km (from 8.1 to 7.5 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3.9 km (2.4 mi) towards NE.
Date & time: Sep 26, 2020 07:27:22 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-09-26 01:27:22
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.504°N / 82.81°W (Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama)
Antipode: 8.504°S / 97.19°E
Nearest volcano: Baru (49 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (0 mi) SE of Quebrada Grande (Chiriquí) (pop: 390) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) SW of Gomez (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,260) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) NW of Divala (Chiriquí) (pop: 2,510) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) W of Concepcion (Chiriquí) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NNE of Puerto Armuelles (Chiriquí) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SSW of Volcan (Bugaba, Chiriquí) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (26 mi) W of David (Chiriquí) (pop: 82,000) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) WNW of Pedregal (Distrito de David, Chiriquí) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) W of Las Lomas (Distrito de David, Chiriquí) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
366 km (227 mi) W of Panama City (Panamá) (pop: 408,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 20.6°C (69 F), humidity: 57%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.812 km6 Km Al Sur De Paso Canoas, Frontera Costa Rica-PanamáINETER
4.622 km1 Km Al Sur De Paso Canoas, Corredores., Costa RicaRSN

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Bajo Boquete, Chiriquí (49.4 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s
5kms NW of Copa Buena (32.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Bocas del Toro, changuinola, finca 8 (108.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : Me encontraba acostada en cama y se siento moverse 2-3segundos.  
Puerto Armuelles, Barú District, Chiriquí (27.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Volcancito / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Breñón / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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