Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica, 65 km west of David, Panama, on Friday, Jan 29, 2021 7:23 am (GMT -6) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.6 quake North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica, 64 km west of David, Panama, Jan 29, 2021 6:41 am (GMT -6), which had occurred 42 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica, 65 km west of David, Panama, on Friday, Jan 29, 2021 7:23 am (GMT -6)

Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

29 Jan 13:27 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 minutes.
29 Jan 13:49: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.7. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 10.0 km (from 3.1 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 8.6 km (5.4 mi) towards NW.
Date & time: Jan 29, 2021 13:23:26 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, Jan 29, 2021 7:23 am (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.23°N / 82.99°W (North Pacific Ocean, Provincia de Chiriqui, Costa Rica)
Antipode: 8.23°S / 97.01°E
Nearest volcano: Baru (82 km / 51 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) WSW of Puerto Armuelles (Chiriquí, Panama) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SW of La Esperanza (Chiriquí, Panama) (pop: 1,890) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) SSW of Canoas (Puntarenas) (pop: 4,570) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SSE of Golfito (Puntarenas) (pop: 6,780) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) S of Corredor (Ciudad Neily, Puntarenas) (pop: 7,080) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SW of Concepcion (Chiriquí, Panama) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) WSW of Pedregal (Distrito de David, Chiriquí, Panama) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) WSW of David (Chiriquí, Panama) (pop: 82,000) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) S of San Vito (Puntarenas) (pop: 3,980) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) SSE of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 27°C (81 F), humidity: 54%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from N
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
4.710 kmPANAMA-COSTA RICA BORDER REGIONEMSC
4.66 km17 Km Al Oeste De Laurel, Costa RicaINETER
4.710 km15 Km WSW of Puerto Armuelles, Panama, Costa RicaUSGS
5.012 km12 Km Al Noroeste De Punta Burica, Panama., Costa RicaRSN

User reports for this quake (3)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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Puerto Armuelles, Barú District, Chiriquí (14.1 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 15-20 s (reported through our app)
Llorente, Provincia de Heredia (237.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Bajo Boquete, Chiriquí (86 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
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