A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 171 km SSE of Punta de Burica, Panama (106 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -82.3293° West, 6.5789° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/06/17 / 2017-06-23 04:02:53 / June 23, 2017 @ 4:02 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:02:53 / 11:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20009p7e. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009p7e.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 171 km SSE of Punta de Burica, Panama.
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