A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Finca Blanco Numero Uno in Panama on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -82.9599 West, latitude 8.451 North, depth = 6.74 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:37:09 / 11:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/08/19 / 2019-08-30 05:37:09 / August 30, 2019 @ 5:37 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.74 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70005a2n. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005a2n. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Buenos Aires, Boquete, Las Lomas (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 11 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 12 km NW of Finca Blanco Numero Uno, Panama.
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