A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 169 km SSE of Punta de Burica, Panama (105 miles). Exact location, longitude -82.4014° West, latitude 6.5726° North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000aeas. Unique identifier: us6000aeas. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/06/20 / 2020-06-18 16:32:53 / June 18, 2020 @ 4:32 pm. The temblor was detected at 16:32:53 / 4:32 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 169 km SSE of Punta de Burica, Panama.
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