Weak mag. 3.4 earthquake - 35 km southwest of La Concepcion, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, on Thursday, 15 April 2021 at 19:32 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 36 km depth
15 Apr 23:08 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 hours.
Date & time: 15 Apr 2021 19:32:23 UTC -
Depth: 36.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.31°N / 82.86°W (Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama)
Nearest volcano: Baru (65 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) NW of El Palmar (Chiriquí) (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
4 km (2 mi) N of Puerto Armuelles (Chiriquí) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SW of La Esperanza (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,890) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) S of San Isidro (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,650) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SSW of Gomez (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,260) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SW of La Concepcion (Chiriquí) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) W of Guarumal (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,580) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) W of Pedregal (Distrito de David, Chiriquí) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) WSW of David (Chiriquí) (pop: 82,000) --> See nearby quakes!
375 km (233 mi) WSW of Panama City (Panamá) (pop: 408,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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