A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Boca Chica in Panama on Wednesday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:49:39 / 6:49 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bgra. Unique identifier: us7000bgra. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 18:49:39 / September 2, 2020 @ 6:49 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -82.4221 West, latitude 7.7219 North, depth = 22.86 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 22.86 km (14 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Concepción, Las Lomas, Puerto Armuelles (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 59 km SSW of Boca Chica, Panama. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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