A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Cerro Punta in Panama on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -82.4773 West, latitude 8.9915 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008dzu. Unique identifier: us10008dzu. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:54:33 / 6:54 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/04/17 / 2017-04-02 23:54:33 / April 2, 2017 @ 11:54 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Changuinola (c. 22 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Bocas del Toro (c. 13 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Buenos Aires, Puerto Armuelles, Golfito.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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