Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 73 km southwest of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, on Friday, Jan 29, 2021 5:25 am (GMT -6) -

This quake was likely a foreshock of the 5.7 quake North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica, 72 km southwest of David, Panama, Jan 29, 2021 7:14 am (GMT -6), which followed after 1 hour and 49 minutes.
Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 73 km southwest of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, on Friday, Jan 29, 2021 5:25 am (GMT -6)

Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 5 km depth

29 Jan 13:14 UTC: First to report: INETER after 1 hour and 48 minutes.
Date & time: Jan 29, 2021 11:25:45 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, Jan 29, 2021 5:25 am (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.99°N / 82.93°W (North Pacific Ocean, Panama)
Antipode: 7.99°S / 97.07°E
Nearest volcano: Baru (100 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) SW of Burica (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) SSW of Puerto Armuelles (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSW of La Esperanza (pop: 1,890) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SW of Guarumal (pop: 1,580) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SSW of Concepcion (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SW of Pedregal (Distrito de David) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) SW of David (pop: 82,000) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SW of Las Lomas (Distrito de David) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SSW of Volcan (Bugaba) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
391 km (243 mi) WSW of Panama City (pop: 408,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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4.65 km14 Km Al Suroeste De Limones, Distrito Barú, Panamá, Costa RicaINETER

User reports for this quake (1)

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Puerto Armuelles, Barú District, Chiriquí (31 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 10-15 s (reported through our app)
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