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Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 138 km south of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, on Wednesday, Sep 14, 2022 at 1:41 am (GMT -5) -

Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 138 km south of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, on Wednesday, Sep 14, 2022 at 1:41 am (GMT -5) Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 138 km south of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, on Wednesday, Sep 14, 2022 at 1:41 am (GMT -5)

Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 23 km depth

14 Sep 06:46 UTC: First to report: RSN after 5 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 14, 2022 06:41:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Sep 14, 2022 at 1:41 am (GMT -5)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude5.2
Depth23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude7.191°N / 82.352°W (North Pacific Ocean, Panama)
Antipode7.191°S / 97.648°E
Shaking intensityModerate shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceRSN
Nearest volcanoBaru (181 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities110 km (68 mi) SSE of Punta de Burica (pop: 1,360) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
132 km (82 mi) S of Pedregal (Distrito de David) (pop: 17,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
133 km (83 mi) SSE of Puerto Armuelles (pop: 11,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
138 km (86 mi) S of Las Lomas (Distrito de David) (pop: 11,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
138 km (86 mi) S of David (pop: 82,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
150 km (93 mi) SSE of Concepcion (pop: 17,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
182 km (113 mi) SW of Santiago (pop: 45,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
371 km (230 mi) WSW of Panama (pop: 408,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
399 km (248 mi) WSW of Contadora Island (pop: 350) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
403 km (250 mi) WSW of Isla del Rey Island (pop: 1,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 26.6°C (80 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from W
Estimated seismic energy released4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 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
5.223 km73 Km Al Oeste De Isla De Coiba, Panama.RSN

Seismograms

Seismic station: Isla Barro Colorado, Panama (BCIP/CU network) | Distance from quake: 353 km / 220 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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Volcan, Chiriqui / not felt : I was asleep. (reported through our app)  

Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (25 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Nov 7, 2022 06:55
3 weeks ago
3.5

15 km
North Pacific Ocean, 136 km S of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, PanamaMore
Nov 1, 2022 05:43
4 weeks ago
4.0

15 km
North Pacific Ocean, 137 km S of Pedregal, PanamaMore
Oct 29, 2022 23:18
4 weeks ago
4.5

15 km
North Pacific Ocean, 117 km S of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, PanamaMore
Oct 25, 2022 12:44
5 weeks ago
3.7

8 km
North Pacific Ocean, 133 km S of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, PanamaMore
Oct 24, 2022 23:41
5 weeks ago
4.5

35 km
North Pacific Ocean, 126 km S of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, PanamaMore
Oct 24, 2022 18:23
5 weeks ago
3.8

16 km
North Pacific Ocean, 124 km S of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, PanamaMore
Oct 24, 2022 06:23
5 weeks ago
3.8

16 km
North Pacific Ocean, 124 km S of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, PanamaMore
Oct 23, 2022 16:36
5 weeks ago
3.9

3 km
North Pacific Ocean, 118 km S of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, PanamaMore
Oct 23, 2022 16:27
5 weeks ago
4.2

3 km
North Pacific Ocean, 121 km S of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, PanamaMore
Oct 23, 2022 01:26
5 weeks ago
4.5

23 km
North Pacific Ocean, 139 km S of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, PanamaMore
Oct 22, 2022 06:18
5 weeks ago
4.5

18 km
North Pacific Ocean, 140 km S of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, PanamaMore
Oct 21, 2022 18:18
5 weeks ago
4.5

18 km
North Pacific Ocean, 140 km S of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, PanamaMore
Oct 21, 2022 03:26
6 weeks ago
3.8

10 km
North Pacific Ocean, 119 km S of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, PanamaMore
Oct 21, 2022 02:53
6 weeks ago
3.9

10 km
North Pacific Ocean, 126 km S of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, PanamaMore
Oct 21, 2022 01:05
6 weeks ago
4.1

93 km
North Pacific Ocean, 117 km S of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, PanamaMore
Oct 21, 2022 00:53
6 weeks ago
3.9

15 km
North Pacific Ocean, 144 km S of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, PanamaMore
Oct 20, 2022 15:57
6 weeks ago
4.6

13 km
North Pacific Ocean, 117 km S of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, PanamaMore
Oct 20, 2022 15:10
6 weeks ago
3.8

22 km
North Pacific Ocean, 126 km S of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, PanamaMore
Oct 20, 2022 14:52
6 weeks ago
4.3

19 km
North Pacific Ocean, 130 km S of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, PanamaMore
Oct 20, 2022 14:23
6 weeks ago
3.4

4 km
North Pacific Ocean, 118 km S of Pedregal, PanamaMore
Oct 20, 2022 14:23
6 weeks ago
3.7

15 km
North Pacific Ocean, 138 km S of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, PanamaMore
Oct 20, 2022 13:09
6 weeks ago
3.9

29 km
North Pacific Ocean, 116 km S of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, PanamaMore
Oct 20, 2022 12:21
6 weeks ago - felt
3.7

3 km
North Pacific Ocean, 125 km S of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, PanamaMore
Oct 20, 2022 12:07
6 weeks ago
3.5

10 km
North Pacific Ocean, 126 km S of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, PanamaMore
Oct 10, 2022 00:39
7 weeks ago
3.9

14 km
North Pacific Ocean, 143 km S of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, PanamaMore

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