A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Potrerillos Abajo in Panama on Wednesday. Event id: us2000i4xn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i4xn. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/10/18 / 2018-10-31 19:47:23 / October 31, 2018 @ 7:47 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -82.446° West, 8.6537° North, depth 10 km. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:47:23 / 2:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Bocas del Toro (c. 13 000 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bocas del Toro, Golfito, Almirante.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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