Terremoto forte mag. 5.7 - North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica, 72 km a sud ovest da David, Panamá, venerdí, 29 gennaio 2021 -

Terremoto forte mag. 5.7 - North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica, 72 km a sud ovest da David, Panamá, venerdí, 29 gennaio 2021

Terremoto forte magnitudine 5.7 at 3 km depth

29 Jan 13:21 UTC: Primo a segnalare: INETER dopo 6 minuti.
29 Jan 13:28: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.4 a 5.7. Profondità ricalcolata da 5.0 a 3.0 km (da 3.1 a 1.9 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 4 km (2.5 mi) al SSW.
Update Fri, 29 Jan 2021, 13:27
Significant magnitude 5.4 earthquake 68 km southwest of David, Panama
5.4 quake 29 Jan 7:14 am (GMT -6)
5.4 quake 29 Jan 7:14 am (GMT -6)
An earthquake of magnitude 5.4 occurred only 12 minutes ago 68 km southwest of David, Panama, the Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Studies (INETER) reported.
The quake hit at a very shallow depth of 5 km beneath the epicenter near David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, in the morning on Friday 29 January 2021 at 7:14 am 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.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from RSN which listed the quake at magnitude 5.7. Other agencies reporting the same quake include European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) at magnitude 4.9, and German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) at magnitude 5.5.
Generally quakes of this magnitude are recorded by more than one agency and the results can vary, with subsequent reports that come in after the first one often showing more accuracy.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should have been widely felt by almost everyone in the area of the epicenter. It might have caused light to moderate damage.
Moderate shaking probably occurred in Baco (pop. 170) located 10 km from the epicenter.
In Puerto Armuelles (pop. 11,700) located 22 km from the epicenter, El Palmar (pop. 4,500) 24 km away, Progreso (pop. 2,200) 40 km away, San Pablo Viejo Abajo (pop. 6,000) 63 km away, and Pedregal (pop. 17,400) 64 km away, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in David (pop. 82,000) located 68 km from the epicenter, Las Lomas (pop. 11,700) 72 km away, and Volcan (pop. 10,300) 82 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:

Data & ora: 29 Jan 2021 13:14:43 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: Friday, 29 Jan 2021 07:14 (GMT -6)
Magnitudine: 5.7
Profondità: 3.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 8.08°N / 82.98°W (North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica)
Vulcano più vicino: Baru (94 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km SSO da Puerto Armuelles (Panamá) (pop: 11,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
53 km SSO da Canoas (pop: 4,570) --> Vedi sismi vicini
60 km SSE da Golfito (pop: 6,780) --> Vedi sismi vicini
62 km SO da La Concepcion (Panamá) (pop: 17,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
62 km S da Corredor (Ciudad Neily) (pop: 7,080) --> Vedi sismi vicini
68 km OSO da Pedregal (Distrito de David, Panamá) (pop: 17,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
72 km OSO da David (Panamá) (pop: 82,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
82 km S da San Vito (pop: 3,980) --> Vedi sismi vicini
163 km SSE da San Isidro (pop: 34,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
239 km SSE da San José (pop: 335,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 27°C (81 F), humidity: 54%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from N
Fonte dati primaria: INETER
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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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.
MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
5.73 km13 Km Al Oeste De Limones, Distrito Barú, Panamá, Costa RicaINETER
5.610 kmPanama-Costa Rica Border RegionGFZ
5.510 kmPANAMA-COSTA RICA BORDER REGIONEMSC
5.78 km13 Km Al Norte De Punta Burica, Panama., Costa RicaRSN
5.510 km9 Km W of Puerto Armuelles, PanamaUSGS
5.746 kmPanama-Costa Rica Border RegionGeoAu

User reports for this quake (11)

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23.8 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 20-30 s : Birds went crazy on this one, trees were swaying quite a bit (I was outside) | 4 users found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
68.7 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was longer but strong... I was sleeping... Was like a hamac | 2 users found this interesting.  
394.3 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short
237.8 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
69.7 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake
San Rafael, Alajuela, Costa Rica (250.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
251.9 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Monte Lirio, Chiriqui. (81.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
61.4 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
David / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s
Costa Rica / Light shaking (MMI IV) / very short
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (58 quakes):
  • 29 Mar 2021 22:15 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    9 km (5.6 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 24 Mar 2021 14:09 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    57 km (35.4 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | RSN | Details
  • 23 Mar 2021 11:25 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    18 km (11.2 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 18 Mar 2021 17:18 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    18 km (11.2 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 17 Mar 2021 00:49 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 16 Mar 2021 03:22 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    29 km (18 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (20 mi) distance
    | RSN | Details
  • 15 Mar 2021 04:06 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 13 Mar 2021 01:16 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    27 km (16.8 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 12 Mar 2021 11:38 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    24 km (14.9 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 01 Mar 2021 10:29 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 27 Feb 2021 05:22 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    13 km (8.1 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 27 Feb 2021 04:58 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    21 km (13 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 25 Feb 2021 18:23 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    29 km (18 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 25 Feb 2021 04:04 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    39 km (24 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 23 Feb 2021 07:30 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (15 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 23 Feb 2021 07:30 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    21 km (13 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | RSN | Details
  • Show all

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