A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 258 km S of Punta de Burica, Panama (160 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/04/17 / 2017-04-09 03:09:46 / April 9, 2017 @ 3:09 am UTC/GMT. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:09:46 / 9:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -82.6289° West, 5.7086° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10008fz9. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008fz9.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 258 km S of Punta de Burica, Panama. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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