A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Jaque in Panama. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -78.4157° West, 7.669° North. Id of earthquake: us100096wq. Event ids that are associated: us100096wq. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/06/17 / 2017-06-28 21:14:17 / June 28, 2017 @ 9:14 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:14:17 / 4:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (54 miles) from La Palma (c. 1 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Palma.
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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 31 km WNW of Jaque, Panama.
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