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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 7 km SW of Finca Blanco, Panama

Earthquake location 8.3324S, -82.92WA 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km SW of Finca Blanco, Panama. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -82.92° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.3324° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.54 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7 km SW of Finca Blanco, Panama Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-05 05:38:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-05 13:40:41 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 312 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.403 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 207 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000bibs Id of event.
Event Code 7000bibs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bibs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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