A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Finca Blanco Numero Uno in Panama. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/02/19 / 2019-02-22 17:12:40 / February 22, 2019 @ 5:12 pm. Unique identifier: us1000jahq. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jahq. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:12:40 / 12:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -82.9052 West, latitude 8.4104 North, depth = 15.72 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.72 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Buenos Aires, Boquete, Las Lomas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 52 km (32 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 11 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 5 km NW of Finca Blanco Numero Uno, Panama. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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