Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 54 km west of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, on Thursday, 18 Feb 2021 12:19 am (GMT -5) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 54 km west of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, on Thursday, 18 Feb 2021 12:19 am (GMT -5)

Séisme modéré magnitude 4.2 at 10 km depth

18 Feb 05:21 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 2 minutes.
18 Feb 06:02: Profondeur recalculée de 12.0 à 14.0 km (de 7.5 à 8.7 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 3.1 km (1.9 mi) au SE.
18 Feb 06:12: Magnitude recalculée de 4.1 à 4.2. Profondeur recalculée de 14.0 à 10.0 km (de 8.7 à 6.2 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 11 km (6.9 mi) au N.
Date & time: 18 Feb 2021 05:19:51 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: jeudi, 18 févr. 2021 00:19 (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4.2
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.32°N / 82.91°W (Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama)
Volcan le plus près: Baru (68 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km O de San Bartolo Linea (Chiriquí) (pop: 693) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
7 km NO de Puerto Armuelles (Chiriquí) (pop: 11,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
16 km SSO de Progreso (PA.02.0419, Chiriquí) (pop: 2,210) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
24 km OSO de Divala (Chiriquí) (pop: 2,510) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
39 km SO de La Concepcion (Chiriquí) (pop: 17,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
52 km O de Pedregal (Distrito de David, Chiriquí) (pop: 17,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
54 km OSO de David (Chiriquí) (pop: 82,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
59 km SSO de Volcan (Bugaba, Chiriquí) (pop: 10,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
59 km OSO de Las Lomas (Distrito de David, Chiriquí) (pop: 11,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
380 km OSO de Panamá (pop: 408,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 24.7°C (76 F), humidity: 84%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLieuSource
4.210 kmPANAMA-COSTA RICA BORDER REGIONEMSC
4.210 km6 Km WNW of El Palmar, PanamaUSGS
4.24 km6 Km Al Norte De Limones, Distrito Barú, Panamá, PanamaINETER
4.65 km7 Km Al Sur De Puerto Armuelles, Panama., Costa RicaRSN

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Puerto Armuelles (10.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Puerto Armuelles (8.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : Felt like something bump the bed  
7.1 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
8.1 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
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