A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Portobelo in Panama. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 43.58 km (27 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:43:45 / 7:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/08/17 / 2017-08-25 00:43:45 / August 25, 2017 @ 12:43 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -79.378 West, latitude 9.5655 North, depth = 43.58 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000abiv. Id of event: us2000abiv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Panamá (c. 408 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from San Miguelito (c. 321 500 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Tocumen (c. 88 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Arraiján (c. 76 800 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Colón (c. 76 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Las Cumbres (c. 69 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Coco, Puerto Escondido, La Chorrera (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop).
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. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 29 km E of Portobelo, Panama.
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