A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 264 km S of Punta de Burica, Panama (164 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -82.6336 West, latitude 5.6505 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:05:26 / 2:05 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/08/17 / 2017-08-23 20:05:26 / August 23, 2017 @ 8:05 pm. Event id: us2000abs1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000abs1. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 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).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 264 km S of Punta de Burica, Panama. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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