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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 210 km south of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, on Saturday, Aug 13, 2022 at 8:09 pm (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 210 km south of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, on Saturday, Aug 13, 2022 at 8:09 pm (GMT -6) Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 210 km south of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, on Saturday, Aug 13, 2022 at 8:09 pm (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 47 km depth

14 Aug 02:14 UTC: First to report: INETER after 5 minutes.
14 Aug 02:21: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.5. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 1.0 to 47.0 km (from 0.6 to 29 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 20 km (13 mi) towards SSW.

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 14, 2022 02:09:29 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Aug 13, 2022 at 8:09 pm (GMT -6)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.5
Depth47.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude6.56°N / 82.74°W (North Pacific Ocean, Panama)
Antipode6.56°S / 97.26°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceINETER
Nearby towns and cities165 km (102 mi) S of Punta de Burica (pop: 1,360) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
192 km (119 mi) S of Puerto Armuelles (pop: 11,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
205 km (127 mi) S of Pedregal (Distrito de David) (pop: 17,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
210 km (131 mi) S of David (pop: 82,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
211 km (131 mi) S of Las Lomas (Distrito de David) (pop: 11,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
225 km (140 mi) SW of Sona (Soná) (pop: 7,670) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
259 km (161 mi) SW of Santiago (pop: 45,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
446 km (277 mi) SW of Panama (pop: 408,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeLight Rain 27°C (81 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from WSW
Estimated seismic energy released3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.547 kmPanama: 130 Km Al Suroeste De Isla Jicarón, Distrito Montijo, PanamáINETER

Seismograms

Seismic station: Isla Barro Colorado, Panama (BCIP/CU network) | Distance from quake: 432 km / 268 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

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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