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Largest earthquakes near Panama City, Panama, on record since 1900

Updated 30 Mar 2021 22:08 GMT -
Since 1900, Panama City has had 1 quake of magnitude 6.1, 4 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0, 18 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 35 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 31 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There have been also 3 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.
Biggest quake: 6.1 quake 4.4 km north of El Porvenir, Caribbean Sea, Panama, 4 July 2009 06:49 GMT
Most recent quake: 3.0 quake Caribbean Sea, 83 km northeast of Panama City, 28 Feb 2021 2:22 pm (GMT -5)
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Showing quakessince 1900, magnitude 1.6 or higher (92 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
4 Jul 2009 06:49:35 GMT
6.1

38 km
(0 km)4.4 km north of El Porvenir, Caribbean Sea, Panama MoreMap
20 Jan 1971 04:45:00 GMT
5.8

20 km
(0 km)Golfo de Panama, 46 km southeast of Panama City MoreMap
13 Aug 2003 08:29:27 GMT
5.4

54 km
(0 km)4.5 km west of Colon, Panama MoreMap
6 Jul 2009 04:10:38 GMT
5.3

61 km
(0 km)4.4 km northwest of El Porvenir, Caribbean Sea, Panama MoreMap
16 Mar 2002 21:52:30 GMT
5.3

33 km
(0 km)62 km east of Panama City MoreMap
7 Mar 2012 04:39:38 GMT
4.6

54 km
(0 km)Caribbean Sea, 19 km east of Santa Isabel, Provincia de Colon, Panama MoreMap
20 Dec 2004 11:04:38 GMT
4.6

56 km
(0 km)79 km east of Panama City MoreMap
26 Sep 1997 18:48:02 GMT
4.5

73 km
(0 km)51 km northeast of Panama City MoreMap
11 Feb 2018 04:45:10 GMT
4.4

38 km
(144 km)Caribbean Sea, 5.3 km north of Viento Frio, Provincia de Colon, Panama 56 reportsMoreMap
9 Dec 2017 15:29:55 GMT
4.4

56 km
(159 km)26 km northeast of Chepo, PA.08.0848, Panama 4 reportsMoreMap
24 Sep 1987 07:47:38 GMT
4.4

33 km
(0 km)Provincia de Colon, 56 km north of Panama City MoreMap
14 Mar 2019 07:09:55 GMT
4.3

24 km
(125 km)Golfo de Panama, 58 km southeast of Juan Diaz, Panama 134 reportsMoreMap
28 Apr 2015 20:06:43 GMT
4.3

56 km
(172 km)Caribbean Sea, 40 km northeast of Chepo, PA.08.0848, Panama MoreMap
11 Oct 2002 14:05:51 GMT
4.3

35 km
(0 km)Caribbean Sea, 95 km northeast of Panama City MoreMap
2020-10-17 22:22:30 (18 Oct 2020 04:22:30 GMT)
4.2

37 km
(367 km)63 km north of San Miguelito, Panamá, Panama 6 reportsMoreMap
2020-08-16 23:26:26 (17 Aug 2020 05:26:26 GMT)
4.2

39 km
(374 km)53 km northeast of San Miguelito, Panamá, Panama 131 reportsMoreMap
14 Apr 1996 17:37:55 GMT
4.2

33 km
(0 km)Caribbean Sea, 85 km northeast of Panama City MoreMap
11 Nov 1990 04:05:22 GMT
4.2

96 km
(0 km)44 km north of Panama City MoreMap
2017-08-24 19:43:45 -05:00 (25 Aug 2017 00:43:45 GMT)
4.1

44 km
(140 km)1.7 km west of Palenque, Santa Isabel District, Provincia de Colon, Panama 5 reportsMoreMap
2017-08-30 21:40:28 -05:00 (31 Aug 2017 02:40:28 GMT)
4.0

10 km
(169 km)2.8 km southwest of El Porvenir, Caribbean Sea, Panama MoreMap
7 Apr 2012 03:50:20 GMT
4.0

36 km
(0 km)Caribbean Sea, 17 km east of Santa Isabel, Provincia de Colon, Panama MoreMap
19 Oct 1998 14:52:57 GMT
4.0

70 km
(0 km)52 km northeast of Panama City MoreMap
19 Jul 1998 23:47:44 GMT
4.0

48 km
(0 km)Provincia de Colon, 67 km northeast of Panama City MoreMap
18 Feb 2021 11:18 pm (GMT -5) (19 Feb 2021 04:18:36 GMT)
3.9

70 km
(412 km)Caribbean Sea, 91 km northeast of Panama City 1 reportMoreMap
31 Dec 1999 21:09:12 GMT
3.9

2 km
(0 km)76 km east of Panama City MoreMap
30 Dec 1999 02:41:44 GMT
3.9

56 km
(0 km)Guna Yala, 68 km northeast of Panama City MoreMap
17 Jan 2021 10:55 pm (GMT -5) (18 Jan 2021 03:55:18 GMT)
3.7

28 km
(384 km)Caribbean Sea, 71 km northeast of Juan Diaz, Panama MoreMap
11 Sep 1998 16:39:05 GMT
3.7

65 km
(0 km)61 km northeast of Panama City MoreMap
13 Jan 1998 16:17:54 GMT
3.7

65 km
(0 km)49 km northeast of Panama City MoreMap
4 Dec 2020 1:14 pm (GMT -5) (4 Dec 2020 18:14:01 GMT)
3.6

58 km
(354 km)41 km north of Juan Diaz, Panamá, Panama 1 reportMoreMap
23 Nov 1998 21:34:24 GMT
3.4

3 km
(0 km)19 km northwest of Panama City MoreMap
10 Nov 1998 22:57:06 GMT
3.4

1.8 km
(0 km)Provincia de Colon, 20 km northwest of Panama City MoreMap
19 Feb 1996 22:08:43 GMT
3.4

50 km
(0 km)62 km northeast of Panama City MoreMap
25 Jan 2021 09:54:55 GMT
3.3

23 km
(369 km)Guna Yala, 40 km northeast of Tocumen, Panama MoreMap
15 Jan 1998 18:35:33 GMT
3.3
(0 km)24 km northwest of Panama City MoreMap
4 Nov 1998 18:17:37 GMT
3.2

22 km
(0 km)Panama Oeste, 5.5 km west of Panama City MoreMap
24 Aug 1998 21:10:30 GMT
3.2
(0 km)13 km northwest of Panama City MoreMap
17 Aug 1998 17:19:23 GMT
3.2
(0 km)12 km northwest of Panama City MoreMap
13 Feb 1998 10:16:35 GMT
3.2

40 km
(0 km)Provincia de Colon, 65 km north of Panama City MoreMap
6 Feb 1998 05:51:14 GMT
3.2

64 km
(0 km)61 km northeast of Panama City MoreMap
7 Jan 1998 09:36:13 GMT
3.2

41 km
(0 km)Caribbean Sea, 71 km north of Panama City MoreMap
8 Oct 1997 21:11:02 GMT
3.2

33 km
(0 km)32 km east of Colon, Panama MoreMap
18 Feb 2021 11:18 pm (GMT -5) (19 Feb 2021 04:18:44 GMT)
3.1

50 km
(335 km)37 km north of Panama City 1 reportMoreMap
7 Aug 1998 17:07:23 GMT
3.1

1.3 km
(0 km)Provincia de Colon, 21 km northwest of Panama City MoreMap
19 Feb 1998 07:42:04 GMT
3.1

58 km
(0 km)37 km northeast of San Miguelito, Panama MoreMap
13 Jan 1998 21:19:36 GMT
3.1

64 km
(0 km)34 km northeast of Tocumen, Panama MoreMap
26 Nov 1997 12:28:21 GMT
3.1

10 km
(0 km)Panama Oeste, 14 km west of Panama City MoreMap
18 Oct 1997 19:20:55 GMT
3.1

10 km
(0 km)13 km west of Panama City MoreMap
3 Oct 1997 12:59:06 GMT
3.1

10 km
(0 km)Panama Oeste, 20 km west of Panama City MoreMap
1 Oct 1997 23:14:17 GMT
3.1

10 km
(0 km)2.7 km southwest of Arraijan, PA.13.0844, Panama Oeste MoreMap
28 Feb 2021 2:22 pm (GMT -5) (28 Feb 2021 19:22:13 GMT)
3.0

34 km
(392 km)Caribbean Sea, 83 km northeast of Panama City MoreMap
28 Jan 2021 8:51 am (GMT -5) (28 Jan 2021 13:51:25 GMT)
3.0

39 km
(316 km)Caribbean Sea, 24 km north of Colon, Panama MoreMap
10 Mar 1998 18:19:06 GMT
3.0
(0 km)20 km north of Panama City MoreMap
6 Feb 1998 02:52:47 GMT
3.0

10.8 km
(0 km)Provincia de Colon, 61 km northeast of Panama City MoreMap
24 Dec 1997 03:32:06 GMT
3.0

10 km
(0 km)Golfo de Panama, 8.4 km east of Tortola Island, Panama Oeste MoreMap
4 Dec 1997 19:49:40 GMT
3.0

10 km
(0 km)Panama Oeste, 17 km west of Panama City MoreMap
4 Dec 1997 15:47:23 GMT
3.0

10 km
(0 km)Panama Oeste, 15 km west of Panama City MoreMap
27 Nov 1997 23:33:08 GMT
3.0

10 km
(0 km)Golfo de Panama, 26 km southwest of Tortola Island, Panama Oeste MoreMap
9 Jan 1998 21:58:38 GMT
2.9
(0 km)Provincia de Colon, 22 km northwest of Panama City MoreMap
10 Dec 1997 12:27:36 GMT
2.9

10 km
(0 km)16 km northwest of Panama City MoreMap
27 Nov 1997 13:11:47 GMT
2.9

10 km
(0 km)16 km west of Panama City MoreMap
2020-09-28 14:48:41 (28 Sep 2020 20:48:41 GMT)
2.8

12 km
(348 km)Golfo de Panama, 38 km southeast of Panama City, Panamá, Panama MoreMap
8 Nov 1998 03:49:28 GMT
2.8

35 km
(0 km)Caribbean Sea, 73 km north of Panama City MoreMap
18 Feb 1998 07:08:12 GMT
2.8

49 km
(0 km)Caribbean Sea, 15 km north of Colon, Panama MoreMap
3 Feb 1998 03:10:33 GMT
2.8

20 km
(0 km)Golfo de Panama, 14 km southeast of Panama City MoreMap
16 Jan 1998 22:50:55 GMT
2.8
(0 km)Provincia de Colon, 21 km northwest of Panama City MoreMap
15 Jan 1998 11:22:59 GMT
2.8
(0 km)Provincia de Colon, 22 km northwest of Panama City MoreMap
26 Jan 2021 9:57 pm (GMT -5) (27 Jan 2021 02:57:59 GMT)
2.7

53 km
Baru (23 km) - Chiriquí Province, PanamáNgöbe-Buglé, 17 km south of Colon, Panama MoreMap
24 Nov 1998 03:48:33 GMT
2.7

58 km
(0 km)44 km northeast of Panama City MoreMap
29 Jan 1998 20:01:23 GMT
2.7

8.9 km
(0 km)24 km northeast of San Miguelito, Panama MoreMap
18 Feb 1998 20:11:31 GMT
2.6
(0 km)Panama MoreMap
14 Feb 1998 20:40:01 GMT
2.6

8.3 km
(0 km)Panama MoreMap
2 Feb 1998 22:57:20 GMT
2.6

33 km
(0 km)Panama MoreMap
5 Feb 2021 4:50 am (GMT -5) (5 Feb 2021 09:50:03 GMT)
2.5

38 km
Baru (350 km) - Chiriquí Province, Panamá24 km north of San Miguelito, Panama MoreMap
13 Nov 2020 08:54:49 GMT
2.5

56 km
Baru (341 km) - Chiriquí Province, Panamá23 km northeast of Chilibre, Panama MoreMap
17 Feb 1998 23:13:27 GMT
2.5
(0 km)Panama MoreMap
17 Feb 1998 21:50:10 GMT
2.5
(0 km)Panama MoreMap
2020-10-11 17:58:33 (11 Oct 2020 23:58:33 GMT)
2.4

58 km
Baru (362 km) - Chiriquí Province, Panamá1.7 km southwest of San Miguel, Panamá, Panama MoreMap
2020-04-29 12:21:40 (29 Apr 2020 18:21:40 GMT)
2.4

29 km
(134 km)4.8 km northeast of Mamoni Arriba, Panama MoreMap
2020-04-27 02:29:11 (27 Apr 2020 08:29:11 GMT)
2.4

14 km
(118 km)24 km northeast of Chepo, PA.08.0848, Panama MoreMap
2020-04-20 20:18:15 (21 Apr 2020 02:18:15 GMT)
2.4

45 km
(144 km)0.7 km northwest of Chararé, Panama 1 reportMoreMap
29 Oct 1998 20:40:42 GMT
2.4

3 km
(0 km)Panama MoreMap
15 Dec 1997 17:34:14 GMT
2.4

10 km
(0 km)Panama MoreMap
26 Jan 2021 9:57 pm (GMT -5) (27 Jan 2021 02:57:57 GMT)
2.3

45 km
Baru (295 km) - Chiriquí Province, Panamá21 km south of Colon, Panama MoreMap
2020-08-24 15:52:17 (24 Aug 2020 21:52:17 GMT)
2.3

10 km
Baru (286 km) - Chiriquí Province, Panamá14 km east of Puerto Escondido, Colón, Panama MoreMap
19 Feb 1998 15:31:28 GMT
2.3
(0 km)Panama MoreMap
1 Mar 1998 21:04:19 GMT
2.1

4.4 km
(0 km)Panama MoreMap
20 Jan 2021 4:42 am (GMT -5) (20 Jan 2021 09:42:05 GMT)
2.0

38 km
Baru (295 km) - Chiriquí Province, Panamá16 km south of Colon, Panama MoreMap
2020-07-12 00:50:04 (12 Jul 2020 06:50:04 GMT)
2.0

37 km
Baru (364 km) - Chiriquí Province, Panamá14 km north of Mamoni Arriba, Panama 3 reportsMoreMap
24 Feb 2021 3:09 am (GMT -5) (24 Feb 2021 08:09:08 GMT)
1.9

31 km
Baru (287 km) - Chiriquí Province, Panamá13 Km Al Suroeste De Colón, Panamá, Panama MoreMap
2020-11-13 02:54:50 (13 Nov 2020 08:54:50 GMT)
1.8

62 km
Baru (320 km) - Chiriquí Province, Panamá6.6 km northwest of Chilibre, Panama MoreMap
2020-10-10 00:25:09 (10 Oct 2020 06:25:09 GMT)
1.6

9 km
Baru (354 km) - Chiriquí Province, PanamáGolfo de Panama, 35 km southeast of Panama City, Panamá, Panama MoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.4 x 1014 joules (39.9 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 34360 tons of TNT or 2.1 atomic bombs!) More info

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