Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 54 km west of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, on Thursday, Feb 18, 2021 12:19 am (GMT -5) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 54 km west of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, on Thursday, Feb 18, 2021 12:19 am (GMT -5)

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

18 Feb 05:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 minutes.
18 Feb 06:02: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 12.0 to 14.0 km (from 7.5 to 8.7 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3.1 km (1.9 mi) towards SE.
18 Feb 06:12: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 14.0 to 10.0 km (from 8.7 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 11 km (6.9 mi) towards N.
Date & time: Feb 18, 2021 05:19:51 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Feb 18, 2021 12:19 am (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.32°N / 82.91°W (Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama)
Antipode: 8.32°S / 97.09°E
Nearest volcano: Baru (68 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) W of San Bartolo Linea (Chiriquí) (pop: 693) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) NW of Puerto Armuelles (Chiriquí) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SSW of Progreso (PA.02.0419, Chiriquí) (pop: 2,210) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) WSW of Divala (Chiriquí) (pop: 2,510) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SW of Concepcion (Chiriquí) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (33 mi) W of Pedregal (Distrito de David, Chiriquí) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) WSW of David (Chiriquí) (pop: 82,000) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) SSW of Volcan (Bugaba, Chiriquí) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) WSW of Las Lomas (Distrito de David, Chiriquí) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
380 km (236 mi) WSW of Panama City (Panamá) (pop: 408,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 24.7°C (76 F), humidity: 84%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.210 kmPANAMA-COSTA RICA BORDER REGIONEMSC
4.210 km6 Km WNW of El Palmar, PanamaUSGS
4.24 km6 Km Al Norte De Limones, Distrito Barú, Panamá, PanamaINETER
4.65 km7 Km Al Sur De Puerto Armuelles, Panama., Costa RicaRSN

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Puerto Armuelles (10.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Puerto Armuelles (8.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : Felt like something bump the bed  
Puerto Armuelles, Barú District, Chiriquí (7.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Puerto Armuelles, Barú District, Chiriquí (8.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
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