A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Finca Blanco in Panama. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:45:21 / 5:45 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000bi01. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bi01. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/09/20 / 2020-09-04 17:45:21 / September 4, 2020 @ 5:45 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.67 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -82.983 West, latitude 8.3404 North, depth = 8.67 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Buenos Aires, Boquete, Las Lomas (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 11 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Corredor (c. 7 100 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 12 km WSW of Finca Blanco, Panama.
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