A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 251 km S of Punta de Burica, Panama (156 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -82.7079° West, 5.7688° North. The temblor was reported at 08:10:33 / 8:10 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us700099ch. Ids that are associated to the event: us700099ch. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 14:10:33 / May 3, 2020 @ 2:10 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 251 km S of Punta de Burica, Panama.
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