A 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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