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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag strikes near Finca Blanco Numero Uno in Panama

Earthquake location 8.451S, -82.9599WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -82.9599° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.451° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.74 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km NW 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 2019-08-30 05:37:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-30 05:51:45 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 340 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 0.358 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 108 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 us70005a2n Id of event.
Event Code 70005a2n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005a2n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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