M 6.1 in Panama on 17 Jul 2021 20:56 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 1277616
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.1M
Depth: 9.09 Km
Lat/Lon: 6.8776 , -82.6424
Event Date: 17 Jul 2021 20:56 UTC
17 Jul 2021 14:56 Local
Exposed Population: 450000 people in MMI>=IV
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 17 Jul 2021 21:14 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Panama)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000emzy Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

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Séisme sous-marin de magnitude 6,1 au large du Panama2021-07-19T12:28+0200.

Un tremblement de terre fort et peu profond de magnitude 6.1 a été enregistré par l' USGS au large des côtes du Panama à 20h56 UTC le 17 juillet 2021. L'agence fait état d'une profondeur de 9,1 km . L'épicentre était situé à environ 131 km
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17 lug 2021, 23:20 Redazione 3bmeteo TERREMOTO PANAMA, scossa di magni ... 2021-07-18T23:57+0200.

Scossa di terremoto a Limones, Panama. Una scossa di terremoto di magnitudo 6.1, si è verificata alle ore 15:56 (ore 22:56 in Italia) con epicentro nei pressi di Limones, Panama. La profondità stimata è stata di circa 9.09 Km . Potete monit
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Undersea earthquake hits off Northern California while strong quake st ... 2021-07-18T09:58+0200.

A sizeable offshore earthquake struck close to the Northern California coastline, while a strong undersea quake also rumbled off the Panama shore earlier today. The California coast temblor hit at 11:46 p.m. on July 17, and the U.S. Geologi
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Terremoti: scossa di magnitudo 6.1 al largo di Panama2021-07-18T07:58+0200.

Terremoti | scossa di magnitudo 6 1 al largo di Panama Una scossa di terremoto di magnitudo 6.1 è stata registrata al largo di Panama: lo riporta l'Istituto ... Terremoti: scossa di magnitudo 6.1 al largo di Panama (Di domenica 18 luglio 2
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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: EC-JRC (44), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),