Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - 49 km west of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, on 16 de mayo del 2021 8:50 pm -
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 24 km depth
17 May 03:08 UTC: First to report: RSN after 18 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 16 de mayo del 2021 8:50 pm
Depth: 24.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.319°N / 82.863°W↗ (Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama)
Antipode: 8.319°S / 97.137°E↗
Nearest volcano: Baru (65 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NW of El Palmar (Chiriquí) (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) N of Puerto Armuelles (Chiriquí) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) SW of La Esperanza (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,890) --> See nearby quakes!
24 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!
32 km (20 mi) N of Burica (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SW of Concepcion (Chiriquí) (pop: 17,700) --> 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: RSN
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||24 km||7 Km Al Este De Puerto Armuelles, Panama.||RSN|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.9, 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.