Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - 28 km northwest of La Concepcion, Bugaba District, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, on Friday, 18 June 2021 at 16:17 (GMT) -

Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - 28 km northwest of La Concepcion, Bugaba District, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, on Friday, 18 June 2021 at 16:17 (GMT)

Weak magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 18 km depth

18 Jun 16:43 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 25 minutes.
Date & time: 18 Jun 2021 16:17:42 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.72°N / 82.77°W (Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama)
Nearest volcano: Baru (27 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) ESE of Plaza de Caisan (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) S of Santa Clara (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) NNW of San Andreas (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,150) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) WSW of Volcan (Bugaba, Chiriquí) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NNE of San Isidro (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,650) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) NW of La Concepcion (Chiriquí) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) W of Bajo Boquete (Boquete, Chiriquí) (pop: 6,120) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NW of David (Chiriquí) (pop: 82,000) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) NW of Pedregal (Distrito de David, Chiriquí) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
358 km (223 mi) W of Panama City (Panamá) (pop: 408,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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3.118 kmPANAMA-COSTA RICA BORDER REGIONEMSC

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Alto Boquete, Los Molinos / Light shaking (MMI IV) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) : I grew up in California and this was a good quake lasting a good 30 seconds. Nice side to side movements  
Cerro Punta / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s : Strong shaking of house and loud  
Alto boquete / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s : Temblor muy fuerte en boquete  
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