A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Puerto Armuelles in Panama on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000biji. Id of event: us7000biji. Exact location, longitude -82.9647° West, latitude 8.2629° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 16:28:46 / 4:28 pm (local time epicenter). 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 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/09/20 / 2020-09-05 16:28:46 / September 5, 2020 @ 4:28 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Boquete, Volcán, Las Lomas. Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Corredor (c. 7 100 pop). Close country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 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: 11 km W of Puerto Armuelles, Panama.
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