A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from San Felix in Panama. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -82.1982 West, latitude 7.6245 North, depth = 13.71 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:21:12 / 5:21 am (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 13.71 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000gjcx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gjcx. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/08/18 / 2018-08-29 10:21:12 / August 29, 2018 @ 10:21 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pedregal (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (54 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 81 km SSW of San Felix, Panama.
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