Latest earthquakes near Panama today

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List of latest earthquakes near Panama.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 18, 2024 05:55AM
(Panama)
M 3.5 29 km WSW
from David
Jul 17, 2024 05:02PM
(Panama)
M 3.0 115 km WNW
from David
Jul 17, 2024 01:24PM
(Panama)
M 4.2 59 km SW
from David
Jul 17, 2024 08:00AM
(Panama)
M 3.9 57 km SW
from David
Jul 17, 2024 02:24AM
(Panama)
M 3.7 55 km SW
from David
Jul 17, 2024 01:29AM
(Panama)
M 3.0 70 km NW
from David
Jul 16, 2024 10:28PM
(Panama)
M 3.1 139 km NNW
from Changuinola
Jul 16, 2024 07:53AM
(Panama)
M 3.8 189 km WNW
from David
Jul 16, 2024 05:22AM
(Panama)
M 3.1 17 km SE
from Changuinola
Jul 15, 2024 11:27PM
(Panama)
M 4.0 57 km SW
from David
Jul 15, 2024 06:15AM
(Panama)
M 3.6 291 km WNW
from David
Jul 15, 2024 05:50AM
(Panama)
M 3.1 63 km SW
from David
Jul 15, 2024 05:49AM
(Panama)
M 3.2 63 km SW
from David
Jul 15, 2024 05:30AM
(Panama)
M 3.4 45 km SW
from David
Jul 15, 2024 01:19AM
(Panama)
M 3.4 59 km SW
from David
Jul 15, 2024 12:59AM
(Panama)
M 4.2 52 km WSW
from David
Jul 15, 2024 12:54AM
(Panama)
M 3.7 58 km SW
from David
Jul 15, 2024 12:49AM
(Panama)
M 4.4 46 km WSW
from David
Jul 14, 2024 01:18PM
(Panama)
M 3.8 54 km SW
from David
Jul 14, 2024 02:54AM
(Panama)
M 3.4 146 km WNW
from Changuinola
Jul 14, 2024 12:53AM
(Panama)
M 4.3 44 km WSW
from David
Jul 13, 2024 05:28PM
(Panama)
M 4.0 65 km SW
from David
Jul 13, 2024 04:38PM
(Panama)
M 4.2 86 km SSW
from David
Jul 13, 2024 04:34PM
(Panama)
M 5.4 42 km SW
from David
Jul 13, 2024 03:59PM
(Panama)
M 3.0 191 km WNW
from David

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Recent Panama Earthquake News

These are the latest articles published related to earthquakes occurring near Panama. Check our Earthquake News section for a complete overview of articles written on earthquakes near Panama and elsewhere.

Panama Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
124 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.5
Jul 18, 2024 05:55

Average

A total of 1246 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Panama in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 124 earthquakes per year, or 10 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Panama roughly every 2 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Panama in 2022. A total of 183 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Panama that year. The strongest had a 6.7 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Panama with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Panama in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Panama during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near Panama (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1162 93.26%
Mag. 5 70 5.62%
Mag. 6 14 1.12%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Panama

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.7
On Oct 20, 2022 06:57.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.6
On Dec 21, 1939 15:54.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Panama occurred on Oct 20, 2022 06:57 local time (America/Panama timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.7 and struck 83 kilometers (52 mi) south of David, at a depth of 20 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Panama in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.6 earthquake struck on Dec 21, 1939 15:54, 278 kilometers (173 mi) south of David. It is the strongest earthquake near Panama in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Panama in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from Panama.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Panama.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Oct 20, 2022 06:57AM
(Panama)
M 6.7 83 km S
from David
Jul 21, 2021 04:15PM
(Panama)
M 6.7 121 km SSW
from David
Dec 8, 2014 03:54AM
(Panama)
M 6.6 61 km SSW
from David
Jan 7, 2015 12:07AM
(Panama)
M 6.5 282 km S
from David
May 24, 2023 10:05PM
(Panama)
M 6.5 267 km E
from Panamá
Nov 12, 2017 09:28PM
(Panama)
M 6.5 256 km WNW
from David
Apr 4, 2023 05:18PM
(Panama)
M 6.3 96 km S
from David
Jun 26, 2019 12:23AM
(Panama)
M 6.2 36 km W
from David
Jul 17, 2021 03:56PM
(Panama)
M 6.1 180 km S
from David
Aug 17, 2018 06:22PM
(Panama)
M 6.1 88 km WNW
from David

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Earthquakes by region of Panama

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Panama.

When was the last earthquake in Panama?

A 3.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Panama on the night of July 18, 2024 at 05:55 local time (America/Panama). The center of this earthquake was located 29km west-southwest of David at a depth of 34km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Panama in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Panama?

A 7.6 magnitude earthquake hit near Panama on the afternoon of December 21, 1939 at 15:54 local time (America/Panama). The center of this earthquake was located 278km northwest of David at a depth of 25km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Panama since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Panama?

In the past 10 years, 1246 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Panama. This averages to 125 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 3 days.