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Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 46 km south of Pedregal, Panama, on Thursday, Mar 30, 2023 at 6:48 am (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 46 km south of Pedregal, Panama, on Thursday, Mar 30, 2023 at 6:48 am (GMT -5) Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 46 km south of Pedregal, Panama, on Thursday, Mar 30, 2023 at 6:48 am (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 23 km depth

30 Mar 11:56 UTC: First to report: INETER after 8 minutes.
30 Mar 13:21: Magnitude recalculated from 3.5 to 3.4.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMar 30, 2023 11:48:19 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Mar 30, 2023 at 6:48 am (GMT -5)
Depth23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude7.971°N / 82.514°W (North Pacific Ocean, Panama)
Antipode7.971°S / 97.486°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceINETER
Nearest volcanoBaru (93 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities38 km (24 mi) S of La Barqueta (pop: 36) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) E of Punta de Burica (pop: 1,360) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
46 km (29 mi) S of Pedregal (Distrito de David) (pop: 17,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) S of Alanje (pop: 1,370) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
51 km (32 mi) SE of Puerto Armuelles (pop: 11,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
52 km (32 mi) SSW of Chiriqui (pop: 2,430) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
54 km (33 mi) SSE of Divala (pop: 2,510) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
348 km (217 mi) WSW of Panama (pop: 408,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 20.1°C (68 F), humidity: 59%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from NE
Estimated seismic energy released7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
3.423 kmPanama: 41 Km Al Norte De Limones, Distrito Barú, PanamáINETER
3.420 kmSouth of PanamaRaspberryShake
3.620 km44 Km Al Sur De David, Panama.RSN

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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