Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 68 km south of Boca Chica, Panama, on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 09:09 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 19 km depth
15 May 10:01 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 51 minutes.
Depth: 19.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.62°N / 82.35°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Panama)
Antipode: 7.62°S / 97.65°E↗
Nearest volcano: Baru (134 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (42 mi) SSW of Boca Chica (pop: 215) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) SE of Burica (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SSE of Guarumal (pop: 1,580) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) S of Pedregal (Distrito de David) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) S of Las Lomas (Distrito de David) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) S of David (pop: 82,000) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SE of Puerto Armuelles (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SSE of Divala (pop: 2,510) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) SSE of Concepcion (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
347 km (216 mi) WSW of Panama City (pop: 408,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.4||19 km||South of Panama||GFZ|
|4.4||19 km||4.4 SOUTH OF PANAMA||EMSC|
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