Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 71km ESE of Punta De Burica, Panama, on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 00:28:25

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.5 quake 108km SSE of Punta de Burica, Panama, Tuesday, May 13, 2014 01:35:24, which had occurred 23 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - 71km ESE of Punta De Burica, Panama, on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 00:28:25

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

14 May 05:43 UTC: First to report: USGS after 15 minutes.
Date & time: 14 May 2014 05:28:25 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 00:28:25
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.6814°N / 82.32°W (Panama)
Nearest volcano: Baru (128 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
61 km (38 mi) S of Boca Chica (pop: 215)
78 km (49 mi) SSE of Orillas del Rio (pop: 762)
84 km (52 mi) S of David (pop: 82,000)
89 km (55 mi) SE of Puerto Armuelles (pop: 11,700)
96 km (59 mi) SSE of La Esperanza (pop: 1,890)
98 km (61 mi) SSE of La Concepción (pop: 17,700)
317 km (197 mi) SE of San José (Costa Rica) (pop: 335,000)
341 km (212 mi) WSW of Panama City (pop: 408,200)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.210 kmSouth of PanamaGFZ
M 5.130 km SOUTH OF PANAMAEMSC
M 5.110 km71km ESE of Punta de Burica, PanamaUSGS

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