M 6.1 in Panama on 17 Jul 2021 20:56 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

Event summary

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

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
Source: NEIC us7000emzy
Inserted at: 17 Jul 2021 21:14 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 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  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1386165 0 17 Jul 2021 20:56 6.1M, 9.09km 4.15 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 00:17 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in unknowed a zone. The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1386165 6.878/-82.642 6.1 9.1 4.145 17 Jul 2021 21:16 00:19 (new episode)
2 0 1386165 6.878/-82.642 6.1 9.1 4.146 17 Jul 2021 22:08 01:12 (upd of #1)
3 0 1386165 6.878/-82.642 6.1 9.1 4.146 17 Jul 2021 23:01 02:05 (upd of #2)
4 0 1386165 6.878/-82.642 6.1 9.1 4.146 18 Jul 2021 21:01 1d 00:05 (upd of #3)

Affected Provinces



Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

More information

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