A earthquake magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from La Esperanza in Panama. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000455l. Unique identifier: us7000455l. Global time and date of event 26/06/19 / 2019-06-26 05:23:48 / June 26, 2019 @ 5:23 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -82.7869° West, latitude 8.434° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:23:48 / 12:23 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 115 km (71 miles) from Changuinola (c. 22 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 117 km (73 miles) from Bocas del Toro (c. 13 000 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 11 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mercedes, Guabito, Bocas del Toro (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km NNE of La Esperanza, Panama.
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