Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 82 km south of Santiago, Provincia de Veraguas, Panama, on Thursday, Sep 23, 2021 7:56 am (GMT -5) -
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 14 km depth
23 Sep 18:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Sep 23, 2021 7:56 am (GMT -5)
Depth: 14.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.36°N / 80.99°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Panama)
Antipode: 7.36°S / 99.01°E↗
Nearest volcano: Baru (235 km / 146 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) SW of El Salto (pop: 13) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) W of Tonosi (pop: 1,480) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SW of Macaracas (pop: 2,220) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) SSE of Sona (Soná) (pop: 7,670) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) S of Santiago (pop: 45,400) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) WSW of Las Tablas (pop: 8,940) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SW of Chitre (Chitré) (pop: 8,970) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SW of Monagrillo (Chitré) (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SW of San Juan Bautista (Chitré) (pop: 11,800) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) SW of Panama City (pop: 408,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, 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.