A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Punta de Burica in Panama. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/02/18 / 2018-02-14 02:30:22 / February 14, 2018 @ 2:30 am. Exact location of earthquake, -83.052° West, 8.1294° North, depth 10 km. Event id: us2000d6ym. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d6ym. The temblor was picked up at 20:30:22 / 8:30 pm (local time epicenter). 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).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Volcán, Las Lomas, David. Close country/countries that might be effected, Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eleven 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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