A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Punta de Burica in Panama on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000biq3. Event ids that are associated: us7000biq3. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:44:26 / 12:44 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -83.1451 West, latitude 7.9218 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/09/20 / 2020-09-06 00:44:26 / September 6, 2020 @ 12:44 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Corredor (c. 7 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Golfito (c. 6 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was David, Pedregal, La Concepción (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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