A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Finca Blanco in Panama. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:55:00 / 5:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -83.0121 West, latitude 8.3672 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000bkxt. Event ids that are associated: us7000bkxt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 04/09/20 / 2020-09-04 17:55:00 / September 4, 2020 @ 5:55 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Buenos Aires, Boquete, Las Lomas (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 11 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: 15 km W of Finca Blanco, Panama.
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