A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 155 km S of Punta de Burica, Panama (96 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 21:14:15 / 9:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009ysl. Id of event: us20009ysl. Global time and date of event 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 03:14:15 / July 21, 2017 @ 3:14 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.23 km (11 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -82.6931 West, latitude 6.6397 North, depth = 17.23 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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