A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Ustupo in Panama. The temblor was detected at 01:41:00 / 1:41 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20008jb2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008jb2. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/02/17 / 2017-02-12 06:41:00 / February 12, 2017 @ 6:41 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -77.8655 West, latitude 9.1474 North, depth = 50.47 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 50.47 km (31 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Palma (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 88 km (54 miles) from La Palma (c. 1 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 7 km ENE of Ustupo, Panama. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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