A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes South of Panama (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -82.9063° West, latitude 3.4063° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:53:27 / 2:53 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us600085y5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600085y5. Global time and date of event 23/02/20 / 2020-02-23 08:53:27 / February 23, 2020 @ 8:53 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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