A earthquake magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Plaza de Caisan in Panama. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.26 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003k3p. Unique identifier: us70003k3p. Global time and date of event 12/05/19 / 2019-05-12 19:24:52 / May 12, 2019 @ 7:24 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -82.7684 West, latitude 8.6919 North, depth = 37.26 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:24:52 / 2:24 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Changuinola (c. 22 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Bocas del Toro (c. 13 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 11 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Daniel Flores, Mercedes, Bocas del Toro. Close country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 7 km SE of Plaza de Caisan, Panama.
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