A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 209 km SSE of Punta de Burica, Panama (130 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/11/16 / 2016-11-12 20:08:48 / November 12, 2016 @ 8:08 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -82.4554 West, latitude 6.1803 North, depth = 10 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:08:48 / 3:08 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000775e. Unique identifier: us1000775e. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 209 km SSE of Punta de Burica, Panama. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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