A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Plaza de Caisan in Panama. The epicenter was at a depth of 37.06 km (23 miles). Id of earthquake: us700045mp. Event ids that are associated: us700045mp. The temblor was reported at 14:12:33 / 2:12 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 26/06/19 / 2019-06-26 19:12:33 / June 26, 2019 @ 7:12 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 37.06 km, -82.8366° West, 8.6574° North.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guabito, Changuinola, Almirante (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 51 km (32 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Changuinola (c. 22 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 11 700 pop). Close country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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