A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 118 km SSE of Punta de Burica, Panama (73 miles). Event id: us60008bfj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008bfj. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/03/20 / 2020-03-06 23:38:26 / March 6, 2020 @ 11:38 pm. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:38:26 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.43 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -82.4131° West, 7.0592° North, depth 17.43 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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