A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guabito in Panama. 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) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:44:48 / 8:44 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000k8iz. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000k8iz. Global time and date of event 01/04/19 / 2019-04-01 13:44:48 / April 1, 2019 @ 1:44 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -82.6625 West, latitude 9.4642 North, depth = 10 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corredor, Buenos Aires, Boquete (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Limón (c. 63 100 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Changuinola (c. 22 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Bocas del Toro (c. 13 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 11 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Almirante (c. 8 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Corredor (c. 7 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 6 km SW of Guabito, Panama. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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