Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 45 km north of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, on Sunday, 2 May 2021 at 17:49 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 5 km depth
2 May 17:52 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.83°N / 82.4°W (Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama)
Nearest volcano: Baru (16 km / 10 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) NE of Palo Alto (Chiriquí) (pop: 346) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) E of Cerro Punta (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,570) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) WSW of Pueblo Nuevo (Ngöbe-Buglé) (pop: 1,110) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NNE of Potrerillos Abajo (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,180) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) ENE of Volcan (Bugaba, Chiriquí) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) WSW of Chiriqui Grande (Bocas del Toro) (pop: 1,530) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NE of La Concepcion (Chiriquí) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) N of Las Lomas (Distrito de David, Chiriquí) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) N of David (Chiriquí) (pop: 82,000) --> See nearby quakes!
317 km (197 mi) W of Panama City (Panamá) (pop: 408,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.