A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 235 km SSW of Punta de Burica, Panama (146 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000hh1k. Event ids that are associated: us1000hh1k. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/10/18 / 2018-10-21 16:39:10 / October 21, 2018 @ 4:39 pm. 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 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -83.7945° West, 6.1152° North. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:39:10 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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