Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - Ola District, 39 km west of Penonome, Panama, on 12 Jul 3:42 pm (GMT -5) -
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Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 35 km depth
13 Jul 00:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 12 Jul 3:42 pm (GMT -5)
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.5°N / 80.71°W↗ (Ola District, Provincia de Coclé, Panama)
Antipode: 8.5°S / 99.29°E↗
Nearest volcano: Baru (204 km / 127 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) ENE of La Mesa (Coclé) (pop: 38) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NW of Cortezo (Coclé) (pop: 1,160) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WNW of Rio Grande (Coclé) (pop: 1,070) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) WSW of La Pintada (Coclé) (pop: 1,920) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NW of Pocri (Aguadulce, Coclé) (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) W of Penonome (Coclé) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) NE of San Francisco (Veraguas) (pop: 1,790) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) WSW of Churuquita Grande (Coclé) (pop: 1,520) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) SW of Colon (Colón) (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) WSW of Panama City (Panamá) (pop: 408,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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