A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported South of Panama (0 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:17:41 / 11:17 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/05/20 / 2020-05-05 16:17:41 / May 5, 2020 @ 4:17 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -82.3991 West, latitude 3.7705 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70009ahz. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009ahz.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: South of Panama.
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