A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 218 km S of Punta de Burica, Panama (135 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:34:28 / 2:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -82.5387 West, latitude 6.0856 North, depth = 10 km. 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: 31/01/20 / 2020-01-31 20:34:28 / January 31, 2020 @ 8:34 pm. Event id: us60007lp8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007lp8.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 218 km S of Punta de Burica, Panama. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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