A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 66 km W of Jaque, Panama (41 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 10:14:30 / 10:14 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000d47k. Unique identifier: us2000d47k. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -78.768 West, latitude 7.6071 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 18/02/18 / 2018-02-18 15:14:30 / February 18, 2018 @ 3:14 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 66 km W of Jaque, Panama.
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