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Past earthquakes in or near Panama during the year 2020

Updated 18 Apr 2021 03:50 GMT -
During 2020, Panama was shaken by 4 quakes of magnitude 4.0 or above, 10 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 17 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 2 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.
Biggest quake: 4.2 quake 63 km north of San Miguelito, Panamá, Panama, 2020-10-17 22:22:30
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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (33 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Tue, 29 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
28 Dec 2020 9:54 pm (GMT -5) (29 Dec 2020 02:54:48 GMT)
4.1

10 km
(271 km)0.8 km northeast of Las Lagunitas, Provincia de Los Santos, Panama 32 reportsMoreMap
Sat, 26 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
26 Dec 2020 10:03 am (GMT -5) (26 Dec 2020 15:03:29 GMT)
3.9

33 km
(305 km)Caribbean Sea, 47 km north of Colon, Panama 1 reportMoreMap
Thu, 17 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
17 Dec 2020 11:31:02 GMT
2.5

45 km
(241 km)35 km southwest of San Juan Bautista, Chitré, Herrera, Panama MoreMap
Fri, 4 Dec 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
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
3 Dec 2020 10:51 pm (GMT -5) (4 Dec 2020 03:51:53 GMT)
3.8

11 km
(346 km)Riosucio, Departamento del Choco, 61 km west of Apartado (Antioquia), Colombia MoreMap
Tue, 24 Nov 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
24 Nov 2020 1:50 pm (GMT -5) (24 Nov 2020 18:50:19 GMT)
2.8

1 km
(442 km)Caribbean Sea, 32 km north of Nargana, Guna Yala, Panama MoreMap
Tue, 17 Nov 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
17 Nov 2020 16:54:02 GMT
3.5

10 km
(375 km)126 km south of Panamá, Panama MoreMap
Fri, 13 Nov 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
2020-11-13 02:54:50 (13 Nov 2020 08:54:50 GMT)
1.8

62 km
(320 km)6.6 km northwest of Chilibre, Panama MoreMap
13 Nov 2020 08:54:49 GMT
2.5

56 km
(341 km)23 km northeast of Chilibre, Panama MoreMap
Fri, 30 Oct 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
30 Oct 2020 2:18 am (GMT -5) (30 Oct 2020 07:18:48 GMT)
3.2

39 km
(444 km)24 km N of Ipetí, Panama MoreMap
Sun, 18 Oct 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
2020-10-18 06:36:59 (18 Oct 2020 12:36:59 GMT)
3.5

13 km
(472 km)6.5 km northwest of Playón Chico, Panama 1 reportMoreMap
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
Wed, 14 Oct 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-10-14 12:20:27 (14 Oct 2020 18:20:27 GMT)
2.5

14 km
(351 km)Caribbean Sea, 12 km north of Nombre de Dios, Colón, Panama MoreMap
Sun, 11 Oct 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-10-11 17:58:33 (11 Oct 2020 23:58:33 GMT)
2.4

58 km
(362 km)1.7 km southwest of San Miguel, Panamá, Panama MoreMap
Sat, 10 Oct 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-10-10 00:25:09 (10 Oct 2020 06:25:09 GMT)
1.6

9 km
(354 km)Golfo de Panama, 35 km southeast of Panama City, Panamá, Panama MoreMap
Mon, 28 Sep 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
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
Wed, 26 Aug 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-08-26 06:29:22 (26 Aug 2020 12:29:22 GMT)
3.4

20 km
(293 km)Caribbean Sea, 36 km north of Colon, Colón, Panama 3 reportsMoreMap
Mon, 24 Aug 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-08-24 15:52:17 (24 Aug 2020 21:52:17 GMT)
2.3

10 km
(286 km)14 km east of Puerto Escondido, Colón, Panama MoreMap
Mon, 17 Aug 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
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
Fri, 31 Jul 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-07-31 14:02:34 (31 Jul 2020 20:02:35 GMT)
3.0

6 km
(396 km)Caribbean Sea, 68 km north of Colon, Panama MoreMap
Thu, 30 Jul 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-07-29 22:31:17 (30 Jul 2020 04:31:17 GMT)
2.3

20 km
(324 km)Caribbean Sea, 59 km north of Colon, Panama MoreMap
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-07-12 00:50:04 (12 Jul 2020 06:50:04 GMT)
2.0

37 km
(364 km)14 km north of Mamoni Arriba, Panama 3 reportsMoreMap
Mon, 6 Jul 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
2020-07-06 05:30:49 (6 Jul 2020 11:30:49 GMT)
2.4

32 km
(345 km)Caribbean Sea, 28 km north of Isla Grande, Provincia de Colon, Panama MoreMap
2020-07-06 03:23:47 (6 Jul 2020 09:23:47 GMT)
2.5

16 km
(316 km)Caribbean Sea, 58 km northwest of Portobelo, Panama MoreMap
Tue, 26 May 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-05-26 04:47:33 (26 May 2020 10:47:33 GMT)
3.3

11 km
(157 km)Golfo de Panama, 144 km southeast of Panama City MoreMap
Wed, 13 May 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-05-13 00:16:20 (13 May 2020 06:16:20 GMT)
2.2

35 km
(86 km)Caribbean Sea, 19 km north of Platanal, Provincia de Colon, Panama MoreMap
Tue, 5 May 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-05-05 11:09:44 (5 May 2020 17:09:44 GMT)
2.3

13 km
(169 km)Caribbean Sea, 28 km northeast of Palenque, Panama MoreMap
Fri, 1 May 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-04-30 19:32:27 (1 May 2020 01:32:32 GMT)
3.8

10 km
(233 km)129 km northeast of San Miguelito, Panamá, Panama 1 reportMoreMap
Wed, 29 Apr 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
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
Mon, 27 Apr 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
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
Tue, 21 Apr 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
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
Sun, 12 Apr 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-04-12 06:31:25 (12 Apr 2020 12:31:25 GMT)
4.0

3 km
(229 km)4.7 km east of Puerto Indio, Sambú District, Emberá-Wounaan Comarca, Panama 2 reportsMoreMap
Sun, 5 Apr 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-04-05 03:50:18 (5 Apr 2020 09:50:18 GMT)
2.4

21 km
(82 km)Caribbean Sea, 13 km north of Coclé del Norte, Provincia de Colon, Panama MoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 5.8 x 1011 joules (160 megawatt hours, equivalent to 138 tons of TNT) More info

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