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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Yaviza in Panama

Earthquake location 7.9395S, -77.9403WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (mg/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Yaviza in Panama. The temblor was reported at 02:16:41 / 2:16 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 16.74 km (10 miles). Global time of event 23/06/15 / 2015-06-23 07:16:41 / June 23, 2015 @ 7:16 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -77.9403 West, latitude 7.9395 North, depth 16.74 km, unique identifier, us10002l2e. Ids that are associated to the event, ,us10002l2e,.

Close countries, Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop). The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Unión Chocó (c. 9 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from La Palma (c. 1 800 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Palma, Unión Chocó.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -77.9403° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.9395° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.74 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 36km SW of Yaviza, Panama Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-06-23 07:16:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-06-23 07:33:21 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 0 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 298 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 2.237 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 94 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10002l2e Id of event.
Event Code 10002l2e An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002l2e, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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