A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Punta de Burica in Panama on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -82.5587° West, 7.9333° North, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006246. Id of event: us60006246. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/10/19 / 2019-10-24 10:05:24 / October 24, 2019 @ 10:05 am. The temblor was detected at 04:05:24 / 4:05 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (35 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Corredor (c. 7 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Golfito, Boquete, Volcán. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 35 km ESE of Punta de Burica, Panama. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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