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Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - 75 km east of Las Tablas, Provincia de Los Santos, Panama, on Saturday, Oct 2, 2021 at 9:13 pm (GMT -5) -

Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - 75 km east of Las Tablas, Provincia de Los Santos, Panama, on Saturday, Oct 2, 2021 at 9:13 pm (GMT -5) Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - 75 km east of Las Tablas, Provincia de Los Santos, Panama, on Saturday, Oct 2, 2021 at 9:13 pm (GMT -5)

Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 2 km depth

3 Oct 02:35 UTC: First to report: INETER after 22 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeOct 3, 2021 02:13:31 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Oct 2, 2021 at 9:13 pm (GMT -5)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.7
Depth2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude7.859°N / 79.603°W (Golfo de Panama, Panama)
Antipode7.859°S / 100.397°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceINETER
Nearby towns and cities59 km (37 mi) NE of Pedasi (pop: 1,920) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
68 km (42 mi) ENE of La Palma (pop: 1,140) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
75 km (46 mi) E of Las Tablas (pop: 8,940) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
83 km (51 mi) SSE of Nueva Gorgona (pop: 3,530) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
85 km (53 mi) SE of Rio Hato (Antón) (pop: 5,620) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
90 km (56 mi) E of San Juan Bautista (Chitré) (pop: 11,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
92 km (57 mi) E of Chitre (Chitré) (pop: 8,970) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
93 km (58 mi) E of Monagrillo (Chitré) (pop: 10,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
111 km (69 mi) SE of Penonome (pop: 16,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
127 km (79 mi) S of Panama (pop: 408,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
97 km (60 mi) SW of Isla del Rey Island (pop: 1,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 28.3°C (83 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from N
Estimated seismic energy released7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.72 kmPanama: 75 Km Al Norte De Las Tablas, PanamáINETER

Seismograms

Seismic station: Isla Barro Colorado, Panama (BCIP/CU network) | Distance from quake: 148 km / 92 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Isla Barro Colorado, Panama: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Bandpass filter applied: 0.5-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (1)

At magnitude 2.7, 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.
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santa rosa / Very weak shaking (MMI II)

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