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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Finca Blanco Numero Uno in Panama

Earthquake location 8.3835S, -82.8748WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Finca Blanco Numero Uno in Panama. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:17:24 / 6:17 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us700059e4. Event ids that are associated: us700059e4. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/08/19 / 2019-08-28 23:17:24 / August 28, 2019 @ 11:17 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.95 km (17 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -82.8748 West, latitude 8.3835 North, depth = 27.95 km.

Country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Boquete, Las Lomas, Volcán (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Corredor (c. 7 100 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 0 km W of Finca Blanco Numero Uno, Panama. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -82.8748° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.3835° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 27.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km W of Finca Blanco Numero Uno, Panama Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-28 23:17:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-28 23:42:16 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 6 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 313 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 0.44 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 112 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 us700059e4 Id of event.
Event Code 700059e4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700059e4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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