A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from La Esperanza in Panama. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.09 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200064ku. Id of event: us200064ku. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/06/16 / 2016-06-15 18:17:06 / June 15, 2016 @ 6:17 pm. The temblor was picked up at 13:17:06 / 1:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -82.8257 West, latitude 8.4053 North, depth = 21.09 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Boquete, Las Lomas, Volcán. Country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop). The epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Corredor (c. 7 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 2 km WNW of La Esperanza, Panama. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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