List of earthquakes in Panama

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Notable earthquakes in the history of Panama include the following:

Earthquakes[edit]

Date Region Mag. MMI Deaths Injuries Comments
2009-07-04 Panama / Costa Rica 6 Mw V 32 Limited damage NGDC
2004-02-04 Panama / Costa Rica 6.1 Mw Very many Limited damage NGDC
2003-12-25 Puerto Armuelles 6.5 Mw VII 2 75 Moderate damage
2002-07-30 Burica Peninsula 6.5 Mw VII 11–15 Moderate damage
2000-11-08 Panama / Colombia 6.5 Mw Some Moderate damage NGDC
1991-05-04 Bocas del Toro Province 6.2 Ms 36 Moderate damage NGDC
1991-04-22 Costa Rica / Panama 7.7 Mw IX 75–87 563–759 Extreme damage
1983-04-03 Costa Rica / Panama 7.3 Ms 6 Some Moderate damage NGDC
1941-12-05 Costa Rica / Panama 7.6 Ms IV 6 Many Moderate damage / tsunami NGDC
1934-07-18 Panama / Costa Rica 7.7 Ms VII 4 Limited damage / tsunami NGDC
1882-09-07 San Blas Islands 8.3 Ms XI Severe damage / tsunami NGDC
1621-05-02 6.9 ML VII Moderate damage / tsunami
Note: The inclusion criteria for adding events are based on WikiProject Earthquakes' notability guideline that was developed for stand alone articles. The principles described also apply to lists. In summary, only damaging, injurious, or deadly events should be recorded.

References[edit]

  • NGDC, Significant Earthquake Database, National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA, doi:10.7289/V5TD9V7K