A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Pedregal in Panama on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 22.98 km (14 miles). Unique identifier: us70003ht9. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003ht9. Exact location of event, longitude -82.2903 West, latitude 7.7412 North, depth = 22.98 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:30:22 / 7:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/05/19 / 2019-05-07 00:30:22 / May 7, 2019 @ 12:30 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (48 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop). Close country/countries, Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Concepción, Puerto Armuelles, Las Lomas (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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