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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Panama on Monday, 29 July 2019

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Panama on Monday, 29 July 2019
29 Jul 04:51 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 8 minutes.
Date & time: Monday, 29 July 2019 04:43 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.73°N / 81.89°W (Panama)
Nearest volcano: Baru (125 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km NE de Bocas del Toro (pop: 5,400)
74 km NE de Almirante (pop: 8,700)
77 km NE de Changuinola (pop: 18,000)
129 km SE de Limón (pop: 63,100)
157 km NE de David (pop: 82,000)
198 km E de Turrialba (pop: 29,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 29 Jul 04:43 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km PanamaGFZ
Mon, 29 Jul 04:43 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km PanamaEMSC
Mon, 29 Jul 04:43 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km47km NNE of Isla Bastimentos, PanamaUSGS
Mon, 29 Jul 04:43 UTCM 5.2 / 14 km67 km al Este de Changuinola, Panama.RSN

User reports for this quake

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Manzanillo Costa Rica / Light shaking (MMI IV) : We were woken up as our woode house started tracking and shaking
Bocas de Toro / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I gelt the earthquake for a few seconds, things were shaking and rattling.
Bocas del Toro- Isla Colon / Light shaking (MMI IV)
54.6 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : It was only a Feed seconds
215.6 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was standing. I heard roof tins rumbling.
Panama City, Panama / Weak shaking (MMI III) : It was short but to me it was quite strong.
121.4 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
58.1 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Strong but short shake. Doors rattled and seats shook vigorously.
157.8 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Bocas Del Toro. Bluff Beach / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Bocas del toro / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Lasted about fifteen seconds
Bocas Del Toro- Isla Colon / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Reading the news on my phone in bed- the bed started shaking, then I could here the glassware and things on the shelves. At first I thought it was someone heavily walking on the deck, but it lasted too long. Felt like back and forth shaking.
Isla San Cristobal (70.8 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tamarindo / not felt : I'm in tamarindo and surprisingly felt nothing Will be interesting to read the reports that come in for this one!
Penonome, Cocle, Panama (217.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Light swaying for about 8 seconds
58.4 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
1032.5 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Panama City (Panama, 271 km E of epicenter) : Lo senti se movio todo levemente en la ciudad de Panamá (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake: Panama, 29 Jul 2019 04h43

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Panama on Monday, 29 July 2019

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