Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - Baru District, 30 km southwest of La Concepcion, Panama, on Thursday, 22 July 2021 at 13:33 (GMT) -
Weak magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 27 km depth
22 Jul 13:37 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
22 Jul 15:06: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 3.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 15.0 km (from 6.2 to 9.3 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 118 km (73 mi) towards NNW.
22 Jul 17:22: Magnitude recalculated from 3.2 to 3.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 15.0 to 27.0 km (from 9.3 to 16.8 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5.5 km (3.4 mi) towards W.
Update Thu, 22 Jul 2021, 13:42Moderate 4.2 quake hits near Salmonete, Soná District, Provincia de Veraguas, Panama
4.2 quake 22 Jul 8:33 am (GMT -5)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred only 8 minutes ago 84 km southwest of Salmonete, Panama, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter near Salmonete, Soná District, Provincia de Veraguas, Panama, in the morning on Thursday 22 July 2021 at 8:33 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Salmonete (pop. 210) located 84 km from the epicenter, Lajas (pop. 1000) 97 km away, and San Lorenzo (pop. 1000) 98 km away.
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Date & time: 22 Jul 2021 13:33:52 UTC -
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.32°N / 82.81°W
, Provincia de Chiriqui
Nearest volcano: Baru
(158 km / 98 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:1 km (1 mi) SE of Manaca Civil (Chiriquí)
(pop: 1,220) --> See nearby quakes!7 km (5 mi) NE of Puerto Armuelles (Chiriquí)
(pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!14 km (9 mi) SSE of Progreso (PA.02.0419, Chiriquí)
(pop: 2,210) --> See nearby quakes!15 km (9 mi) SW of Divala (Chiriquí)
(pop: 2,510) --> See nearby quakes!25 km (16 mi) S of Celmira (Chiriquí)
(pop: 1,090) --> See nearby quakes!30 km (19 mi) SW of La Concepcion (Chiriquí)
(pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!31 km (19 mi) W of Guarumal (Chiriquí)
(pop: 1,580) --> See nearby quakes!32 km (20 mi) N of Burica (Chiriquí)
(pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!43 km (27 mi) WSW of David (Chiriquí)
(pop: 82,000) --> See nearby quakes!369 km (230 mi) WSW of Panama City (Panamá)
(pop: 408,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 28°C
(82 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from W
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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|3.1||27 km||SOUTH OF PANAMA||EMSC|
|3.2||15 km||19 Km Al Este De Puerto Armuelles, Panama.||RSN|
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Las Lomas, David District, Chiriquí (47.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 5-10 s : Lo he sentido
Progreso / not felt : No me Di cuenta
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