A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 141 km SSE of Cambutal, Panama (88 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 21:09:23 / September 2, 2020 @ 9:09 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:09:23 / 9:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -79.9699 West, latitude 6.0939 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000bgv9. Event ids that are associated: us7000bgv9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 141 km SSE of Cambutal, Panama.
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