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Moderate earthquake: M5.1 quake has struck near Puerto Armuelles in Panama

Earthquake location 8.2595S, -82.8339WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Puerto Armuelles in Panama. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:46:39 / 11:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/03/20 / 2020-03-13 04:46:39 / March 13, 2020 @ 4:46 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us60008euj. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008euj. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -82.8339° West, 8.2595° North.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Boquete, Volcán, Las Lomas (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 4 km (2 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Corredor (c. 7 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. 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: 4 km SE of Puerto Armuelles, Panama.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -82.8339° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.2595° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km SE of Puerto Armuelles, Panama Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-13 04:46:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-13 05:04:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 402 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.503 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 120 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us60008euj Id of event.
Event Code 60008euj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60008euj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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