A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Jaque in Panama on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/09/15 / 2015-09-14 15:38:23 / September 14, 2015 @ 3:38 pm. The temblor was reported at 10:38:23 / 10:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.09 km (8 miles). Exact location, longitude -78.4157° West, latitude 7.6277° North, depth = 13.09 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20003jar. Unique identifier: us20003jar. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Palma (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop). The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from La Palma (c. 1 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 29 km WNW of Jaque, Panama. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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