A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Pedasi in Panama. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -79.6719 West, latitude 7.3238 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us60006nh1. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006nh1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 02:40:42 / 2:40 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/12/19 / 2019-12-07 07:40:42 / December 7, 2019 @ 7:40 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Tablas. The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Las Tablas (c. 8 600 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 46 km ESE of Pedasi, Panama.
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