A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Ustupo in Panama. Exact location of event, depth 52.29 km, -77.7746° West, 9.1385° North. The temblor was detected at 04:19:16 / 4:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/09/17 / 2017-09-23 09:19:16 / September 23, 2017 @ 9:19 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 52.29 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000ati0. Event ids that are associated: us2000ati0.
Nearby country/countries, Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Palma. Epicenter of the event was 91 km (56 miles) from La Palma (c. 1 800 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 17 km E of Ustupo, Panama. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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