A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Santa Isabel in Panama on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, -79.1632° West, 9.4784° North, depth 34.51 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 05:26:27 / August 17, 2020 @ 5:26 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.51 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:26:27 / 5:26 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000bg74. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bg74.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vista Alegre, Veracruz, Colón (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (41 miles) from Panamá (c. 408 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from San Miguelito (c. 321 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Tocumen (c. 88 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Arraiján (c. 76 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Colón (c. 76 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Las Cumbres (c. 69 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. 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: 7 km SSE of Santa Isabel, Panama.
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