A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, South of Panama (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:12:20 / 11:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -82.4506 West, latitude 4.9415 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us1000dbw6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dbw6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/03/18 / 2018-03-31 16:12:20 / March 31, 2018 @ 4:12 pm UTC/GMT.
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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