A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Pedasi in Panama. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -79.703 West, latitude 7.3118 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cqgn. Unique identifier: us2000cqgn. Global time and date of event 27/01/18 / 2018-01-27 21:45:13 / January 27, 2018 @ 9:45 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 16:45:13 / 4:45 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chitré, Los Santos, Las Tablas (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 109 km (67 miles) from Chitré (c. 44 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Las Tablas (c. 8 600 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Los Santos (c. 6 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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