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Moderate earthquake: M5.8 quake strikes near Punta de Burica in Panama

Earthquake location 8.0491S, -82.6951WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (mg/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Punta de Burica in Panama. The temblor was reported at 12:21:52 / 12:21 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 36.08 km (22 miles). Global time of event 2014-12-06 05:21:52 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -82.6951 West, latitude 8.0491 North, depth 36.08 km.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -82.6951° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.0491° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 36.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km E of Punta de Burica, Panama Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2014-12-06 17:21:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2014-12-06 17:35:38 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 518 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources us A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.392 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 82 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID usc000t49v Id of event.
Event Code c000t49v An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS usc000t49v A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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