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Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 6.5 km south of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, on Thursday, Apr 8, 2021 at 10:17 pm (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 6.5 km south of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, on Thursday, Apr 8, 2021 at 10:17 pm (GMT -5) Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 6.5 km south of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, on Thursday, Apr 8, 2021 at 10:17 pm (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 8 km depth

9 Apr 03:22 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeApr 9, 2021 03:17:32 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Apr 8, 2021 at 10:17 pm (GMT -5)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.4
Depth8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude8.37°N / 82.44°W (Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama)
Antipode8.37°S / 97.56°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt3 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearest volcanoBaru (50 km / 31 mi)
Nearby towns and cities1 km (1 mi) SW of Pedregal (Distrito de David, Chiriquí) (pop: 17,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
6 km (4 mi) S of David (Chiriquí) (pop: 82,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
9 km (5 mi) SW of Las Lomas (Distrito de David, Chiriquí) (pop: 11,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
10 km (7 mi) ENE of Guarumal (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,580) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (14 mi) S of Dolega District (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,650) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
24 km (15 mi) SW of Gualaca (Chiriquí) (pop: 3,450) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) SE of Concepcion (Chiriquí) (pop: 17,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (19 mi) E of Divala (Chiriquí) (pop: 2,510) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (22 mi) S of Potrerillos Arriba (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,070) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
328 km (204 mi) WSW of Panama (Panamá) (pop: 408,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 20°C (68 F), humidity: 87%, wind: 0 m/s (1 kts) from NE
Estimated seismic energy released7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.48 kmPANAMA-COSTA RICA BORDER REGIONEMSC
3.07 km10 Km Al Noroeste De Chiriqui, Panamá, PanamaINETER

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David, Chiriquí (3.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
Pedregal, Chiriquí (1.3 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
Las Lomas, David District, Chiriquí (7.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : sentí un golpe seco con ruido  
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