M 5.8 in Panama on 15 Jul 2020 21:39 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID EQ 1226494
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 5.66 Km
Lat/Lon: 7.4708 , -81.922
Event Date: 15 Jul 2020 21:39 UTC
15 Jul 2020 16:39 Local
Exposed Population: About 100 people in MMI>=V
About 99000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 16 Jul 2020 21:49 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4 (Panama)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000apd0 Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.87  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 3 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Tsunami check after 5,9 quake near Isla CoibaThu, 16 Jul 2020 02:39:00 +0200.

A 5.9 earthquake with its epicenter near the Island of Coiba in Veraguas was felt in many parts of Panama on Wednesday afternoon reports the Institute of Geosciences at the University of Panama and that according to preliminary. The earthqu
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Fuerte sismo remece varias provincias de PanamáThu, 16 Jul 2020 01:26:00 +0200.

Según informes del Instituto de Geociencias de la Universidad de Panamá, el epicentro estuvo al suroeste de Isla Coiba, la magnitud del temblor fue de 5,8, se registró cerca de las 16:39 hora local, y tuvo una profundidad de 5 km. El direct
...(more)
Se registra un fuerte sismo en PanamáThu, 16 Jul 2020 00:39:00 +0200.

Según informes preliminares del Instituto de Geociencias de la Universidad de Panamá, el epicentro estuvo al suroeste de Isla Coiba, la magnitud del temblor fue de aproximadamente 5.9, se registró cerca de las 16:39 hora local, y tuvo una p
...(more)

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (42), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),