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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.1 - North Pacific Ocean, 131 km SSW of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, martes, 21 sep 2021 20:25 (GMT -5) -

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.1 - North Pacific Ocean, 131 km SSW of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, martes, 21 sep 2021 20:25 (GMT -5) Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.1 - North Pacific Ocean, 131 km SSW of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, martes, 21 sep 2021 20:25 (GMT -5)

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.1 a 10 km de profundidad

22 Sep 01:29 UTC: Primero en informar: VolcanoDiscovery después de 4 minutos.
22 Sep 01:36: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: GFZ
22 Sep 08:50: Magnitud recalculada de 4.9 a 5.1.
Update Wed, 22 Sep 2021, 01:42

Moderate magnitude 4.9 quake hits 80 km south of Burica, Panama early evening

4.9 quake 21 Sep 7:25 pm (GMT -6)
4.9 quake 21 Sep 7:25 pm (GMT -6)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.9 occurred early evening on Tuesday, September 21st, 2021, at 7:25 pm local time near Burica, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, as reported by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ).
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a shallow depth of 10 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. 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.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 5.0 earthquake.
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 Burica (pop. 1,400) located 80 km from the epicenter, and Puerto Armuelles (pop. 11,700) 107 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include El Palmar (pop. 4,500) located 110 km from the epicenter.
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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Detalles del terremoto

Fecha y hora22 Sep 2021 01:25:08 UTC -
Hora local en el epicentromartes, 21 sep 2021 20:25 (GMT -5)
StatusConfirmado
Magnitud5.1
Prof.10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud7.32°N / 82.83°W (Océano Pacífico Norte, Panamá)
Antipode7.32°S / 97.17°E
Intensidad del temblorTemblor débil
Sentido26 informes
Fuente primaria de datosGFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Volcán mas cercanoBaru (168 km / 104 mi)
Lugares cercanos80 km al S de Punta de Burica (pop: 1,360) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
107 km al S de El Palmar (pop: 11,700) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
122 km al S de Divala (pop: 2,510) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
126 km al SSO de Pedregal (Distrito de David) (pop: 17,400) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
131 km al SSO de David (pop: 82,000) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
133 km al SSO de Las Lomas (Distrito de David) (pop: 11,700) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
135 km al S de Concepcion (pop: 17,700) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
164 km al S de Volcan (Bugaba) (pop: 10,300) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
184 km al OSO de Sona (Soná) (pop: 7,670) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
409 km al OSO de Panamá (pop: 408,200) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
Tiempo en el epicentro en el momento del sismoModerate Rain 26.5°C (80 F), humidity: 83%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from W
Energía sísmica estimada liberada2.8 x 1012 joules (783 MWh, equivalente a 674 toneladas de 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.
RevistaProf.UbicaciónFuente
5.110 kmSouth of PanamaGFZ
5.230 kmSOUTH OF PANAMAEMSC
5.022 kmPanama: 63 Km Al Sur De Limones, Distrito Barú, PanamáINETER
5.213 km69 Km S of Burica, PanamaUSGS
5.615 km76 Km Al Sur De Punta Burica, Panama.RSN
5.210 kmSouth of PanamaGeoAu

Seismograms

Seismic station: Isla Barro Colorado, Panama (BCIP/CU network) | Distance from quake: 388 km / 241 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 (26)

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Puerto Armuelles, Barú District, Chiriquí (104.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s (reported through our app)
David, Chiriquí (131.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : I was watching TV on my bed when it happened  
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Volcan, Chiriquí (164.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short
Bajo Boquete / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Light shaking of bed, horizontal moving of the floor  
Bajo Boquete / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Light shaking of bed, horizontal moving of the floor  
La Concepción (134.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Se movió la cama donde estaba  
Golfito / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Just strong enough to feel while laying in bed.  
Bajo Boquete / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Light shaking of bed, horizontal moving of the floor  
Escazú Costa Rica / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Shaking  
Boquete / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Slight shaking (reported through our app)  
San Jose Costa Rica (270.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Lamps and fixtures seating back and forth for about 15 seconds- longer than usual! Kids sleeping did not wake up.  
Palmira, Chiriqui, Panama (162.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Bahia Drake / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 5-10 s
Boquete / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Short rumble, light shaking (reported through our app)  
Volcan Panama / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s : whole house was like vibrating rolling motion, causing water in 5 gallon containers to sway and items hanging to swing back and forth  
Volcan panama (283.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
David (132.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short
La Ceniza Perez Zeledon San Jose / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s : Sitting watching TV and my homemade alarm sounded. Even hearing my alarm I figured that it will be 4+. Kept watching my alarm as things calmed down. Very surprised that this came from Panama. (reported through our app)  
La Concepción (134.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Se movió la cama donde estaba  
Puerto Armuelles, Panama (98.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s : My husband and I were sitting out on the 2nd floor balcony and the building shook.  
Tuis de Turrialba Costa Rica / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : I felt my bed shake a small bit and saw a hanger moving … very weak shaking  
David (124.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s : Se movio el piso  
Paso Ancho, Volcan, Chiriqui (168.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s : Felt indoors, light objects were swaying.  
Pavas, San Jose, Costa Rica (324.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : Creaking of windows, swaying and plants continued swaying for some time after  
Chiriqui (167.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short : It was short vibration  
Chiriqui (167.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short : It was short vibration  
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