A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Pedasi in Panama. Exact location, longitude -79.9656° West, latitude 7.32° North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us2000hfwa. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hfwa. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/09/18 / 2018-09-17 15:33:53 / September 17, 2018 @ 3:33 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:33:53 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chitré, Los Santos, Las Tablas (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Chitré (c. 44 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Las Tablas (c. 8 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Los Santos (c. 6 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 24 km SSE of Pedasi, Panama. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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