Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 77 km southwest of David, Provincia de Chiriquí, Panama, Costa Rica, on Friday, Nov 6, 2020 11:19 pm (GMT -6) -

Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 77 km southwest of David, Provincia de Chiriquí, Panama, Costa Rica, on Friday, Nov 6, 2020 11:19 pm (GMT -6)

Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 15 km depth

7 Nov 05:22 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
7 Nov 05:45: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.7. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 15.0 km (from 6.2 to 9.3 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 24 km (15 mi) towards N.
Update Sat, 7 Nov 2020, 05:24
Light earthquake of magnitude 4.8 just reported 94 km southwest of David, Costa Rica
4.8 quake 92 km S of Corredor, Costa Rica, 6 Nov 11.19 pm (GMT -6)
4.8 quake 92 km S of Corredor, Costa Rica, 6 Nov 11.19 pm (GMT -6)
A shallow magnitude 4.8 earthquake was reported late at night near the town of Punta de Burica, Costa Rica.
According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the quake hit on Friday 6 November 2020 at 11.19 pm local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc. Weak shaking might have been felt in Punta de Burica (pop. 1,400) located 29 km from the epicenter, Baco (pop. 200) 33 km away, Limones (pop. 300) 35 km away, Guanábano (pop. 100) 47 km away, Altos de San Vicente (pop. 400) 51 km away, Pedregal (pop. 17,400) 89 km away, La Concepción (pop. 17,700) 89 km away, and David (pop. 82,000) 94 km away.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Nov 7, 2020 05:19:04 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, Nov 6, 2020 11:19 pm (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.04°N / 83.01°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Antipode: 8.04°S / 96.99°E
Nearest volcano: Baru (122 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) W of Burica (Panama) (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SSW of Puerto Armuelles (Panama) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SSW of Canoas (pop: 4,570) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) S of Golfito (pop: 6,780) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) S of Corredor (Ciudad Neily) (pop: 7,080) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SW of Concepcion (Panama) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) WSW of Pedregal (Distrito de David, Panama) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SW of David (Panama) (pop: 82,000) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) S of San Vito (pop: 3,980) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) SSE of San Jose (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 25.3°C (78 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 7 m/s (13 kts) from W
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.715 kmCOSTA RICAEMSC
4.53 km49 Km Al Suroeste De Limones, Distrito Barú, Panamá, Costa RicaINETER
4.95 km44 Km Al Suroeste De Punta Burica, Panama., Costa RicaRSN
4.715 km15 Km W of Punta De Burica, Panama, Costa RicaUSGS

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Bajo Boquete, Chiriquí (102.6 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : In Boquete , Panama. Gentle rolling lasting 4-5 seconds.  
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