A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Pedasi in Panama. Exact location of earthquake, -80.1821° West, 7.3377° North, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000c5d4. Unique identifier: us2000c5d4. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:35:28 / 1:35 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/12/17 / 2017-12-17 06:35:28 / December 17, 2017 @ 6:35 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Chitré (c. 44 000 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Las Tablas (c. 8 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Los Santos (c. 6 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chitré, Los Santos, Las Tablas (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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