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Moderate earthquake 5.3 mag, 1 km N of Manaca Norte, Panama

Earthquake location 8.3491S, -82.8103WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Manaca Norte in Panama. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/09/20 / 2020-09-04 17:46:43 / September 4, 2020 @ 5:46 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 17:46:43 / 5:46 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bi0e. Id of event: us7000bi0e. Exact location, longitude -82.8103° West, latitude 8.3491° North, depth = 10 km.

Nearby country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 43 km (26 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 11 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Buenos Aires, Boquete, Volcán (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 1 km N of Manaca Norte, Panama.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -82.8103° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.3491° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1 km N of Manaca Norte, Panama Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-04 17:46:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-05 01:06:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 434 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.458 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 97 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000bi0e Id of event.
Event Code 7000bi0e An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bi0e, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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