A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 214 km S of Punta de Burica, Panama (133 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -82.7073 West, latitude 6.0981 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/11/16 / 2016-11-12 20:51:07 / November 12, 2016 @ 8:51 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000775k. Event ids that are associated: us1000775k. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:51:07 / 2:51 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
Did you feel it?
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: 214 km S of Punta de Burica, Panama. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.