International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis

Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 255806
Event time 2020-09-03 05:29:30 (UTC)
Local time 2020-09-03 10:29:30 - [It was morning in the affected area.]
Last update 2020-09-03 05:45:00 (UTC)
Magnitude 4.8
Depth 9 km
Class Light
Hypocenter Shallow depth
Mercalli scale 5
Possible effects Almost everyone feels movement. Sleeping people are awakened. Doors swing open or close. Dishes are broken. Pictures on the wall move. Small objects move or are turned over. Trees might shake. Liquids might spill out of open containers.
Data status
Data provider EMSC

Continent Central-America
Country Panama
Administration area
Nearest settlement Quebrada Sabalos
Distance 1 km
Course SW
Surface type underground quake

Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
Puerto Armuelles (18.58 km), Charco Azul (19.51 km), Golfito (38.87 km)
Nearest airports
Coto 47 Airport (31.64 km), Puerto Jimenez Airport (39.75 km), Golfito Airport (41.69 km)
Nearest volcanoes
There is no known marine port nearby.
Quick Analysis