A 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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