A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported Panama kilometers (0 miles) from Panama on Thursday. Event id: us2000add7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000add7. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/08/17 / 2017-08-31 02:40:28 / August 31, 2017 @ 2:40 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -78.9752 West, latitude 9.542 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 02:40:28 / 2:40 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Panamá (c. 408 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from San Miguelito (c. 321 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Tocumen (c. 88 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Las Cumbres (c. 69 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Pacora (c. 55 500 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Chilibre (c. 33 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Panamá, Chilibre, San Miguelito.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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