A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, South of Panama (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/03/17 / 2017-03-29 03:49:03 / March 29, 2017 @ 3:49 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20008vha. Event ids that are associated: us20008vha. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -82.5045 West, latitude 5.318 North, depth = 10 km. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:49:03 / 9:49 pm (local time epicenter).
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 has occurred nearby. Each 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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