Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - Coto Brus, Provincia de Puntarenas, 24 km northwest of Volcan, Panama, on Thursday, Sep 23, 2021 9:46 am (GMT -6) -
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Weak magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 16 km depth
23 Sep 19:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Sep 23, 2021 9:46 am (GMT -6)
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.91°N / 82.81°W↗ (Coto Brus, Provincia de Puntarenas, Panama)
Antipode: 8.91°S / 97.19°E↗
Nearest volcano: Baru (31 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) NW of Piedra Candela (Chiriquí) (pop: 648) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) NNE of Rio Sereno (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,370) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NW of Volcan (Bugaba, Chiriquí) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) WNW of Cerro Punta (Chiriquí) (pop: 1,570) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NNW of Concepcion (Chiriquí) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SSW of Changuinola (Bocas del Toro) (pop: 18,000) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NW of David (Chiriquí) (pop: 82,000) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) NW of Pedregal (Distrito de David, Chiriquí) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 mi) ESE of Puntarenas (Costa Rica) (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
362 km (225 mi) W of Panama City (Panamá) (pop: 408,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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