A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Pedasi in Panama. Event id: us2000cquu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cquu. Exact location of earthquake, -79.5313° West, 7.2772° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/01/18 / 2018-01-29 05:49:47 / January 29, 2018 @ 5:49 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 00:49:47 / 12:49 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 99 km (62 miles) from Las Tablas (c. 8 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Las Tablas.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 62 km ESE of Pedasi, Panama.
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