A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Punta de Burica in Panama on Thursday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:48:37 / 6:48 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/04/19 / 2019-04-12 00:48:37 / April 12, 2019 @ 12:48 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -82.6325° West, latitude 7.8411° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us700034qh. Ids that are associated to the event: us700034qh.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Corredor, La Concepción, Las Lomas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 95 km (59 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).
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 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 have been detected in the same area.
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