Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - 51 km northwest of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, on Friday, 18 June 2021 at 15:21 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 23 km depth
18 Jun 15:57 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 35 minutes.
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.75°N / 82.76°W (Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama)
Nearest volcano: Baru (25 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) W of Cañas Blancas Arriba (Chiriquí) (pop: 91) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) E of Plaza de Caisan (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) SSE of Santa Clara (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (8 mi) W of Volcan (Bugaba, Chiriquí) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) NNW of San Andreas (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,150) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) WSW of Cerro Punta (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,570) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) NNW of La Concepcion (Chiriquí) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NW of David (Chiriquí) (pop: 82,000) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NW of Pedregal (Distrito de David, Chiriquí) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
357 km (222 mi) W of Panama City (Panamá) (pop: 408,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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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.