A 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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