A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Yaviza in Panama. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/09/18 / 2018-09-07 01:47:23 / September 7, 2018 @ 1:47 am UTC/GMT. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:47:23 / 8:47 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ha0n. Unique identifier: us2000ha0n. Exact location of event, longitude -77.6037 West, latitude 8.045 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chigorodó, Carepa, Apartadó (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop). The epicenter was 109 km (68 miles) from Apartadó (c. 86 400 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Turbo (c. 50 500 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from Chigorodó (c. 48 400 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Carepa (c. 20 600 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Necoclí (c. 10 800 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Unión Chocó (c. 9 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Riosucio (c. 7 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from La Palma (c. 1 800 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km SE of Yaviza, Panama. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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