Terremoto moderado mag. 4.4 - Baru District, 48 km W of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, 23 Jul 3:03 pm (GMT -5) -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.4 - Baru District, 48 km W of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, 23 Jul 3:03 pm (GMT -5)

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.4 at 16 km depth

23 Jul 20:05 UTC: Primero en informar: VolcanoDiscovery después de 2 minutos.
23 Jul 20:12: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: EMSC
23 Jul 20:24: Magnitud recalculada de 4.8 a 4.4. Profundidad recalculada de 13.0 a 16.0 km (de 8.1 a 9.9 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 8 km (5 mi) al WSW.
Update Fri, 23 Jul 2021, 20:18
Moderate 4.8 quake hits near David, David District, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama
4.8 quake 23 Jul 3:03 pm (GMT -5)
4.8 quake 23 Jul 3:03 pm (GMT -5)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred only 15 minutes ago 40 km west of David, Panama, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 13 km beneath the epicenter near David, David District, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, early afternoon on Friday 23 July 2021 at 3:03 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In San Valentin (pop. 810) located 1 km from the epicenter, La Esperanza (pop. 1,900) 4 km away, Divala (pop. 2,500) 10 km away, Progreso (pop. 2,200) 10 km away, El Palmar (pop. 4,500) 10 km away, Puerto Armuelles (pop. 11,700) 13 km away, and La Concepcion (pop. 17,700) 24 km away, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Pedregal (pop. 17,400) located 39 km from the epicenter, and David (pop. 82,000) 40 km away.
VolcanoDiscovery will automatically update magnitude and depth if these change and follow up if other significant news about the quake become available. If you're in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.
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Earthquake data

Fecha & hora: 23 Jul 2021 20:03:11 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 23 Jul 3:03 pm (GMT -5)
Magnitud: 4.4
Prof.: 16.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 8.35°N / 82.86°W (Baru District, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panamá)
Antipode: 8.35°S / 97.14°E
Volcán mas cercano: Baru (56 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km al ENE de Finca Corredor (Chiriquí) (pop: 520) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
8 km al N de El Palmar (Chiriquí) (pop: 11,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
11 km al SSO de Progreso (PA.02.0419, Chiriquí) (pop: 2,210) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
18 km al OSO de Divala (Chiriquí) (pop: 2,510) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
32 km al SO de Concepcion (Chiriquí) (pop: 17,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
47 km al O de Pedregal (Distrito de David, Chiriquí) (pop: 17,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
48 km al O de David (Chiriquí) (pop: 82,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
53 km al O de Las Lomas (Distrito de David, Chiriquí) (pop: 11,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
53 km al SSO de Volcan (Bugaba, Chiriquí) (pop: 10,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
374 km al O de Panamá (pop: 408,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.1°C (83 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 2 m/s (5 kts) from SW
Fuente primaria de datos: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Energía liberada estimada: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 MWh, equivalente a 60 toneladas de TNT) Más info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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RevistaProf.UbicaciónFuente
4.416 kmPANAMA-COSTA RICA BORDER REGIONEMSC
4.814 kmPanama: 3 Km Al Norte De Puerto Armuelles, PanamáINETER
4.416 km3 Km SSE of Finca Blanco, PanamaUSGS
4.429 kmPanama: 12 Km Al Sur De La Cuesta, Corredores.RSN

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Bajo Boquete, Chiriquí (65 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
near Llano Largo, Los Santos District, Los Santos (261.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Puerto Armuelles, Barú District, Chiriquí (7.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
David (48.1 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Bajo Boquete, Chiriquí (65 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
David (65 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
Potrerillos Arriba, Dolega District, Chiriquí (56.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Very mild, but definitely there.  
Santo Domingo, bugaba / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s : Sentada en la mecedora, se sacudió y luego paró  
Boquete / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
David Chiriquí (49.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Boqueron Panama (36.6 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
boquete / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s
Panamá, Chiriquí, Dolega, Potrerillos Arriba (56.3 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Se persibio leve y de corta duración (reported through our app)  
Volcan / Weak shaking (MMI III)
David / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
David (47 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
Boquete, Panama / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
Boquete panama / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Davíd / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
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