A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Pedasi in Panama. Unique identifier: us2000crtj. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000crtj. The temblor was detected at 11:37:06 / 11:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -79.6307° West, 7.2307° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/01/18 / 2018-01-31 16:37:06 / January 31, 2018 @ 4:37 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred 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).
Close country/countries, Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Tablas. Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Las Tablas (c. 8 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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