Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 87 km southwest of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, on Friday, Jan 29, 2021 11:44 am (GMT -5) -

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 3 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 87 km southwest of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, on Friday, Jan 29, 2021 11:44 am (GMT -5)

Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 15 km depth

29 Jan 16:47 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
29 Jan 17:11: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 15.0 km (from 3.1 to 9.3 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 48 km (30 mi) towards SSE.
Date & time: Jan 29, 2021 16:44:30 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, Jan 29, 2021 11:44 am (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.74°N / 82.8°W (North Pacific Ocean, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama)
Antipode: 7.74°S / 97.2°E
Nearest volcano: Baru (82 km / 51 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) SSE of Burica (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) S of Puerto Armuelles (Chiriquí) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SSW of Guarumal (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,580) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) S of Divala (Chiriquí) (pop: 2,510) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) S of Progreso (PA.02.0419, Chiriquí) (pop: 2,210) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SSW of Pedregal (Distrito de David, Chiriquí) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SSW of David (Chiriquí) (pop: 82,000) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SSW of Concepcion (Chiriquí) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SSW of Las Lomas (Distrito de David, Chiriquí) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
387 km (240 mi) WSW of Panama City (Panamá) (pop: 408,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 33°C (91 F), humidity: 33%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from NE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 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
4.315 kmSOUTH OF PANAMAEMSC
3.95 km17 Km Al Oeste De Puerto Armuelles, Panamá, Costa RicaINETER
4.315 km33 Km Al Sur De Punta Burica, Panama.RSN

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