Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - 34 km west of Jaqué, Provincia del Darién, Panama, on Tuesday, Nov 23, 2021 at 2:05 am (GMT -5) -

Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - 34 km west of Jaqué, Provincia del Darién, Panama, on Tuesday, Nov 23, 2021 at 2:05 am (GMT -5) Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - 34 km west of Jaqué, Provincia del Darién, Panama, on Tuesday, Nov 23, 2021 at 2:05 am (GMT -5)

Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 6 km depth

23 Nov 07:14 UTC: First to report: INETER after 9 minutes.
23 Nov 08:42: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 6.0 km (from 6.2 to 3.7 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 16 km (9.7 mi) towards NE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 23, 2021 07:05:32 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Nov 23, 2021 at 2:05 am (GMT -5)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.9
Depth6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude7.549°N / 78.473°W (Golfo de Panama, Panama)
Antipode7.549°S / 101.527°E
Shaking intensityModerate shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceINETER
Nearby towns and cities33 km (20 mi) W of Puerto Piña (pop: 883) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
34 km (21 mi) W of Jaqué (pop: 1,470) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
198 km (123 mi) SE of Panama (pop: 408,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
198 km (123 mi) SSE of Tocumen (pop: 50,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
199 km (123 mi) SSE of Juan Diaz (pop: 100,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
199 km (124 mi) SSE of Pedregal (pop: 51,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
200 km (124 mi) SE of San Miguelito (pop: 321,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
201 km (125 mi) SE of Arraijan (pop: 76,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
207 km (128 mi) SE of La Chorrera (pop: 61,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
207 km (129 mi) SE of Las Cumbres (pop: 69,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
104 km (65 mi) SSE of Isla del Rey Island (pop: 1,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeLight Rain 26.3°C (79 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NW
Estimated seismic energy released1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.96 kmPanama: 102 Km Al Sur De La Palma, PanamáINETER
4.810 kmPanamaGFZ
4.810 kmPANAMAEMSC
4.810 km44 Km WSW of Jaqué, PanamaUSGS
4.810 kmPanamaRaspberryShake

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