A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Tonosi in Panama. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005w19. Id of event: us70005w19. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/19 / 2019-10-19 18:29:06 / October 19, 2019 @ 6:29 pm. The temblor was picked up at 13:29:06 / 1:29 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 12.34 km, -80.3817° West, 7.3228° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 12.34 km (8 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Chitré (c. 44 000 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Las Tablas (c. 8 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Los Santos (c. 6 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chitré, Los Santos, Las Tablas (min 5000 pop).
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. 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 have been detected in the same area.
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