Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 61 km south of Golfito, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on Friday, Jan 29, 2021 9:09 am (GMT -6) -

This quake was likely an aftershock 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 had occurred 1 hour and 55 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 61 km south of Golfito, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on Friday, Jan 29, 2021 9:09 am (GMT -6)

Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 1 km depth

29 Jan 15:14 UTC: First to report: INETER after 4 minutes.
29 Jan 15:21: Epicenter location corrected by 2.5 km (1.5 mi) towards WNW.
Date & time: Jan 29, 2021 15:09:44 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, Jan 29, 2021 9:09 am (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.07°N / 82.97°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Antipode: 8.07°S / 97.03°E
Nearest volcano: Baru (95 km / 59 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) WNW of Burica (Panama) (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSW of Puerto Armuelles (Panama) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) SSW of Finca Blanco (Panama) (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SW of Divala (Panama) (pop: 2,510) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) SSW of Canoas (pop: 4,570) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SSE of Golfito (pop: 6,780) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SW of Concepcion (Panama) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) S of Corredor (Ciudad Neily) (pop: 7,080) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) WSW of Pedregal (Distrito de David, Panama) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) SSE of San Jose (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 32°C (90 F), humidity: 35%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from NE
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.51 km12 Km Al Oeste De Limones, Distrito Barú, Panamá, Costa RicaINETER
4.613 kmPANAMA-COSTA RICA BORDER REGIONEMSC
4.613 km14 Km Al Norte De Punta Burica, Panama., Costa RicaRSN

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Puerto Armuelles, Barú District, Chiriquí (24.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : I was out walking and didn't feel it (reported through our app)  
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