A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Finca Blanco in Panama. Id of earthquake: us7000bibs. Event ids that are associated: us7000bibs. The temblor was detected at 05:38:14 / 5:38 am (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 4.54 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/09/20 / 2020-09-05 05:38:14 / September 5, 2020 @ 5:38 am. Exact location of earthquake, -82.92° West, 8.3324° North, depth 4.54 km.
The epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop), 34 km (21 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). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Boquete, Las Lomas, Volcán.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light 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 nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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