Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 24 Km Al Noreste De Las Delicias, Panamá, Panama, on 2020-10-17 00:31:30 -

Mag. 2.9 earthquake  - 24 Km Al Noreste De Las Delicias, Panamá, Panama, on 2020-10-17 00:31:30

Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 27 km depth

17 Oct 06:35 UTC: First to report: INETER after 4 minutes.
17 Oct 06:42: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 25.0 to 27.0 km (from 15.5 to 16.8 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3.1 km (1.9 mi) towards SW.
Date & time: 17 Oct 2020 06:31:30 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-17 00:31:30
Magnitude: 2.9
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.688°N / 82.352°W (Panama)
Nearest volcano: Baru (100 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) NNE of Changuinola (pop: 18,000)
35 km (21 mi) ENE of Sixaola (Costa Rica) (pop: 1,820)
41 km (25 mi) NNW of Bocas del Toro (pop: 5,380)
43 km (27 mi) N of Almirante (Changuinola District) (pop: 8,740)
82 km (51 mi) ESE of Puerto Limon (Costa Rica) (pop: 63,100)
99 km (62 mi) N of Alto Quiel (pop: 963)
107 km (66 mi) NNE of Volcan (Bugaba) (pop: 10,300)
140 km (87 mi) N of David (pop: 82,000)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 28.2°C (83 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from NW
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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M 2.927 km24 Km Al Noreste De Las Delicias, Panamá, PanamaINETER

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