Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - 26 km northeast of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, on Wednesday, 24 March 2021 at 18:53 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
24 Mar 23:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 hours.
Date & time: 24 Mar 2021 18:53:06 UTC -
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.64°N / 82.33°W (Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama)
Nearest volcano: Baru (30 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) E of Bajo Méndez (Chiriquí) (pop: 77) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (10 mi) SE of Alto Boquete (Boquete, Chiriquí) (pop: 4,750) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) E of Potrerillos Abajo (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,180) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NNE of Las Lomas (Distrito de David, Chiriquí) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NNE of David (Chiriquí) (pop: 82,000) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) NNE of Pedregal (Distrito de David, Chiriquí) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) ENE of La Concepcion (Chiriquí) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SE of Cerro Punta (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,570) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) ESE of Volcan (Bugaba, Chiriquí) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
311 km (193 mi) W of Panama City (Panamá) (pop: 408,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.