A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Río Grande in Panama. Id of earthquake: us7000apd0. Event ids that are associated: us7000apd0. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.66 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/07/20 / 2020-07-15 21:39:40 / July 15, 2020 @ 9:39 pm. The temblor was reported at 21:39:40 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -81.922° West, latitude 7.4708° North, depth = 5.66 km.
Close country/countries, Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pedregal, Soná. Event epicenter was 114 km (71 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Soná (c. 7 400 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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 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: 70 km WSW of Río Grande, Panama.
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