A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Finca Corredor in Panama on Tuesday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:28:34 / 6:28 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.42 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/09/17 / 2017-09-05 11:28:34 / September 5, 2017 @ 11:28 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -82.8546 West, latitude 8.3592 North, depth = 33.42 km. Unique identifier: us2000ag1l. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ag1l.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Boquete, Volcán, Las Lomas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 47 km (29 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 31 km (20 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Corredor (c. 7 100 pop).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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