A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Puerto Armuelles in Panama. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -83.0311 West, latitude 8.2462 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us2000i58n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i58n. The temblor was picked up at 05:13:10 / 5:13 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 01/11/18 / 2018-11-01 11:13:10 / November 1, 2018 @ 11:13 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Boquete, Volcán, Las Lomas (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Corredor (c. 7 100 pop). Close country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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