A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 52 km WSW of Jaque, Panama (32 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:00:06 / 1:00 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60007bfx. Unique identifier: us60007bfx. Exact location of event, longitude -78.6319 West, latitude 7.4078 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/01/20 / 2020-01-20 18:00:06 / January 20, 2020 @ 6:00 pm.
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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 52 km WSW of Jaque, Panama.
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