A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Isla Bastimentos in Panama. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us60004wx9. Ids that are associated to the event: us60004wx9. The temblor was reported at 23:43:38 / 11:43 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/07/19 / 2019-07-29 04:43:38 / July 29, 2019 @ 4:43 am. Exact location, longitude -81.9243° West, latitude 9.6767° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guabito, Changuinola, Almirante. Nearby country/countries, Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Changuinola (c. 22 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Bocas del Toro (c. 13 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Almirante (c. 8 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Guabito (c. 6 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 47 km NNE of Isla Bastimentos, Panama.
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