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Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - Colon, 42 km north of Juan Diaz, Panama, on Sunday, Jul 10, 2022 at 8:23 pm (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - Colon, 42 km north of Juan Diaz, Panama, on Sunday, Jul 10, 2022 at 8:23 pm (GMT -5) Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - Colon, 42 km north of Juan Diaz, Panama, on Sunday, Jul 10, 2022 at 8:23 pm (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 13 km depth

11 Jul 01:27 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJul 11, 2022 01:23:39 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Jul 10, 2022 at 8:23 pm (GMT -5)
Depth13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude9.42°N / 79.36°W (Colon, Panama)
Antipode9.42°S / 100.64°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt3 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearby towns and cities16 km (10 mi) N of San Cristobal (Panamá) (pop: 27) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
37 km (23 mi) N of Tocumen (Panamá) (pop: 50,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) NNE of Alcalde Diaz (Panamá) (pop: 20,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) N of Pedregal (Panamá) (pop: 51,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
41 km (26 mi) NE of Chilibre (Panamá) (pop: 33,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
42 km (26 mi) NNE of Juan Diaz (Panamá) (pop: 100,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (27 mi) NNE of San Miguelito (Panamá) (pop: 321,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
51 km (31 mi) NNE of Panama (Panamá) (pop: 408,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 25.2°C (77 F), humidity: 95%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from SSW
Estimated seismic energy released3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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3.625 kmPanamaRaspberryShake


Seismic station: Isla Barro Colorado, Panama (BCIP/CU network) | Distance from quake: 59 km / 37 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. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (3)

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Panamá (33.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Was able to sense it because I was sitting in my living room when it happened, the shake was able to move the sofa a little bit, very quickly, not very weak shake but weak enough to not be perceived by other family members that were standing.  
Cabra Numero Uno, Panamá District, Panamá (35 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Tocumen, Panamá (34.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : Fuerte movimiento lateral de corta duración  

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