Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - Renacimiento District, 47 km northwest of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, on 2021-06-18 07:57:24 -

Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - Renacimiento District, 47 km northwest of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, on 2021-06-18 07:57:24

Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 8 km depth

18 Jun 14:00 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 3 minutes.
18 Jun 14:00: Now using data updates from INETER
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18 Jun 14:49: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 7.0 to 8.0 km (from 4.3 to 5 mi).
Date & time: 18 Jun 2021 13:57:24 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2021-06-18 07:57:24
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.674°N / 82.775°W (Renacimiento District, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama)
Nearest volcano: Baru (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) E of Dominical (Chiriquí) (pop: 439) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) NW of San Andreas (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,150) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SW of Volcan (Bugaba, Chiriquí) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NW of La Concepcion (Chiriquí) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) WSW of Bajo Boquete (Boquete, Chiriquí) (pop: 6,120) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NNE of Puerto Armuelles (Chiriquí) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NW of David (Chiriquí) (pop: 82,000) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NW of Pedregal (Distrito de David, Chiriquí) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SSW of Changuinola (Bocas del Toro) (pop: 18,000) --> See nearby quakes!
360 km (223 mi) W of Panama City (Panamá) (pop: 408,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 24.4°C (76 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from S
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.98 kmPanama: 3 Km Al Oeste De Salitral, PanamáINETER
unknownn/aNear Corredor, Puntarenas, Costa RicaVolcanoDiscovery
4.910 km4.8 COSTA RICAEMSC
4.710 kmPanama-Costa Rica Border RegionGFZ
5.111 km13 Km Al Oeste De Volcan, Chiriqui, Panama.RSN
4.715 km4 Km SSE of Santa Clara, PanamaUSGS

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Playa Las Lajas, Chiriqui / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : Just a light shaking | One user found this interesting.  
San Pablo Viejo Abajo, Provincia de Chiriqui (42.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
near Dolega District, Chiriquí (44.2 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s (reported through our app)
Las Lomas, David District, Chiriquí (50.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 10-15 s
Mata del Nance, David District, Chiriquí (48.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 10-15 s : Moderado fue subiendo la intensidad de menos a más (reported through our app)  
Chiriquicito Numero Tres, Bocas del Toro (70.3 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 5-10 s
David, Chiriquí (45.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s
Corredor, Puntarenas (18.6 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Corredor, Puntarenas (18.6 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
In my room / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Yes ir was short but was scary  
Volcan, Rep of panama / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 20-30 s
Potrerillos Abajo, Dolega District, Chiriqui, Pana / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The house shook pretty good and the windows definitely rattled. There was no question it was an earthquake when I felt it.  
Palma real / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s
David / Weak shaking (MMI III)
35.2 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
42.5 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
volcan, chiriqui / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Paso Ancho / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 15-20 s
La Gamba, Golfito, Costa Rica (48.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
El Santuario Estate Boquete / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Boquete (41 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Monte Lirio / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Fue algo fuerte  
Salitral, Panamá / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / vibration and rolling / 15-20 s
La Concepción / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 15-20 s
Alto boquete Panama / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 15-20 s : Woke me up from a deep sleep .  
San Felix, chiriqui (105 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : The first couple of shakes were stronger than most we've felt here, and then it continued with weak shaking for another full 10 seconds.  
Tierras altas volcan panama / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Cocle Panamá / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 20-30 s : Sentí un movimiento   
Coclé, Penonomé (267 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging
Boquete, Panama / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Rambala, Chiriqui Grande, Bocas del Toro / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s
Cordillera Abajo (19.1 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
Nueva California / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : The apartment shook and vibrated for a short time. The walls made sounds and we went to open the front door then it stopped  
Rambala (72.2 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Renacimiento / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
In my room / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Yes ir was short but was scary  
Boca chica (79.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Cerro Punta (29.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
David center (46.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 10-15 s
Palmira, Boquete (36.2 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 30-60 s : Longer and stronger than others we have felt here. (reported through our app)  
bugaba / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 15-20 s
Boquete (38.5 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Caldera (39.2 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
David (45.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
David, Chiriquí (5.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Boquete (39.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
Monte Lirio, Chiriqui. (14.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / vibration and rolling / 20-30 s : Whole house shaking and rocking. (reported through our app)  
Volcancito, Boquete / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s
Boquete / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s
Boquete (41 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
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