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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Plaza de Caisan in Panama

Earthquake location 8.6574S, -82.8366WA 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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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 8 km SSW of Plaza de Caisan, Panama.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -82.8366° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.6574° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 37.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km SSW of Plaza de Caisan, Panama Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-26 19:12:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-22 23:21:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 326 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 227 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us700045mp Id of event.
Event Code 700045mp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700045mp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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