A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Punta de Burica in Panama. Exact location, longitude -82.3803° West, latitude 7.6937° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100079a7. Id of event: us100079a7. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:22:45 / 3:22 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/11/16 / 2016-11-17 08:22:45 / November 17, 2016 @ 8:22 am.
The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop). Close country/countries, Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Concepción, Puerto Armuelles, Las Lomas.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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