Magnitude 5.5 Earthquake South of Panama

- Time: 2024-04-24 at 01:20:43 UTC
             2024-04-23 at 20:20:43 Panama
- Location: 7.57° LAT, -82.36° LON
- Magnitude: Mww5.5
- Depth: 10 km
- Provider: USGS

Picture 1: Location of the magnitude 5.5 earthquake south of Panama.

The earthquake occurred under INCREASED (yellow alert) and HIGH (orange alert) seismic hazard exposure, due to the presence of increased tectonic tractions and local tectonic instabilities, according to Quantectum’s automatic alert field estimation.

Picture 2: Picture showing increased and high hazard exposure in the region of the earthquake.

According to Quantectum’s Macroseismic Intensity map, the earthquake reached level VI macroseismic intensity, which was associated with VERY STRONG shaking and potential slight damage to the infrastructure. The map also shows the list of the potentially exposed cities with estimated intensity values.

Picture 3: Quantectum’s Macroseismic Intensity map.

There have been no reports of damage, injuries, or casualties as a result of the earthquake so far and no particular alert was issued.


* The exact information about the magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the earthquake might be revised within the next few hours as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other data providers issue their reports.

** The information provided is a product of Quantectum's own system, please tag Quantectum when sharing it. For more detailed information, contact us by email.


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