A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Tonosi in Panama. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:11:21 / 10:11 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/06/17 / 2017-06-01 15:11:21 / June 1, 2017 @ 3:11 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -80.1825 West, latitude 6.9647 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009lae. Id of event: us20009lae.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Las Tablas (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop). The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Las Tablas (c. 8 600 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km SSE of Tonosi, Panama. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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