A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 65 km WSW of Jaque, Panama (40 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/07/18 / 2018-07-15 23:26:37 / July 15, 2018 @ 11:26 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000g5tf. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000g5tf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -78.686 West, latitude 7.2243 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:26:37 / 6:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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