Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - 50 km northwest of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, on Saturday, 10 April 2021 at 06:56 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 16 km depth
10 Apr 07:01 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 minutes.
Date & time: 10 Apr 2021 06:56:05 UTC -
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.72°N / 82.77°W (Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama)
Nearest volcano: Baru (27 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) ESE of Plaza de Caisan (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) S of Santa Clara (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) NNW of San Andreas (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,150) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) WSW of Volcan (Bugaba, Chiriquí) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) ENE of Corredor (Ciudad Neily, Puntarenas, Costa Rica) (pop: 7,080) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NNE of San Isidro (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,650) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) NW of La Concepcion (Chiriquí) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NW of David (Chiriquí) (pop: 82,000) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) NW of Pedregal (Distrito de David, Chiriquí) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
358 km (223 mi) W of Panama City (Panamá) (pop: 408,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.9||16 km||PANAMA-COSTA RICA BORDER REGION||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.