A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Finca Blanco in Panama. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 17:48:53 / 5:48 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/09/20 / 2020-09-04 17:48:53 / September 4, 2020 @ 5:48 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000bi14. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bi14. Exact location of earthquake, -82.992° West, 8.3872° North, depth 10 km.
Epicenter of the event was 62 km (38 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 11 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Buenos Aires, Boquete, Las Lomas (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventeen 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 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: 13 km W of Finca Blanco, Panama.
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