A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Palmira in Panama. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -82.406° West, latitude 8.6975° North, depth = 10 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:18:05 / 2:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/07/18 / 2018-07-10 19:18:05 / July 10, 2018 @ 7:18 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000g1nd. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000g1nd.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bocas del Toro, Puerto Armuelles, Almirante. The epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Bocas del Toro (c. 13 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km ESE of Palmira, Panama. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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