Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - 27 km south of Changuinola, Provincia de Bocas del Toro, Panama, on Wednesday, 5 May 2021 at 07:15 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
5 May 07:22 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.19°N / 82.49°W (Provincia de Bocas del Toro, Panama)
Nearest volcano: Baru (43 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) SW of Valle del Risco (Bocas del Toro) (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) S of El Empalme (pop: 11,000) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) S of Changuinola (Bocas del Toro) (pop: 18,000) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) WSW of Bocas del Toro (pop: 5,380) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) NNE of Cerro Punta (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,570) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SSE of La Mesa (Bocas del Toro) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) N of Boquete (Chiriquí) (pop: 6,120) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) NNE of Volcan (Bugaba, Chiriquí) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) N of La Concepcion (Chiriquí) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
327 km (203 mi) W of Panama City (Panamá) (pop: 408,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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