Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 66 km south of Las Tablas, Provincia de Los Santos, Panama, on Monday, Jun 27, 2022 at 9:53 pm (GMT -5) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 66 km south of Las Tablas, Provincia de Los Santos, Panama, on Monday, Jun 27, 2022 at 9:53 pm (GMT -5) Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 66 km south of Las Tablas, Provincia de Los Santos, Panama, on Monday, Jun 27, 2022 at 9:53 pm (GMT -5)

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 5 km depth

28 Jun 02:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
Update Tue, 28 Jun 2022, 03:00
Magnitude 4.2 earthquake strikes near Las Tablas, Distrito de Las Tablas, Provincia de Los Santos, Panama
4.2 quake 27 Jun 9:53 pm (GMT -5)
4.2 quake 27 Jun 9:53 pm (GMT -5)
Just 6 minutes ago, a 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Las Tablas, Distrito de Las Tablas, Provincia de Los Santos, Panama. The tremor was recorded in the evening on Monday, June 27th, 2022, at 9:53 pm local time, at a very shallow depth of 5 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the first seismological agency to report it.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Los Destiladeros (pop. 65) located 28 km from the epicenter, and Pedasi (pop. 1,900) 36 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Tonosi (pop. 1,500) located 46 km from the epicenter, La Palma (pop. 1,100) 55 km away, Bella Vista (pop. 1,100) 62 km away, Santo Domingo (pop. 1,800) 63 km away, La Tiza (pop. 1,200) 65 km away, Las Tablas (pop. 8,900) 66 km away, and La Palma (pop. 1,300) 67 km away.

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Earthquake data

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 28, 2022 02:53:45 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, Jun 27, 2022 at 9:53 pm (GMT -5)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.2
Depth5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude7.21°N / 80.07°W (North Pacific Ocean, Panama)
Antipode7.21°S / 99.93°E
Shaking intensityModerate shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearby towns and cities28 km (17 mi) S of Los Destiladeros (pop: 65) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
46 km (29 mi) ESE of Tonosi (pop: 1,480) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
55 km (34 mi) SSE of La Palma (pop: 1,140) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
66 km (41 mi) SSE of Las Tablas (pop: 8,940) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
67 km (42 mi) SSE of La Palma (pop: 1,280) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
78 km (49 mi) SSE of Agua Buena (pop: 1,010) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
79 km (49 mi) SE of Macaracas (pop: 2,220) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
207 km (129 mi) SSW of Panama (pop: 408,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
184 km (114 mi) SW of Isla del Rey Island (pop: 1,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 25.9°C (79 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from WNW
Estimated seismic energy released1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.25 kmPANAMAEMSC

User reports for this quake

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