A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 59 km WSW of Jaque, Panama (37 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude -78.6598° West, latitude 7.2992° North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us70006sll. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006sll. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/12/19 / 2019-12-30 18:58:20 / December 30, 2019 @ 6:58 pm. The temblor was detected at 13:58:20 / 1:58 pm (local time epicenter).
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 two 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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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 59 km WSW of Jaque, Panama. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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