A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Pedregal in Panama. Id of earthquake: us6000c5fr. Event ids that are associated: us6000c5fr. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/10/20 / 2020-10-04 10:49:58 / October 4, 2020 @ 10:49 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.14 km (8 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -82.4579° West, 8.3976° North, depth 13.14 km. The temblor was reported at 10:49:58 / 10:49 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 4 km (3 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 4 km (3 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Golfito, Corredor, Puerto Armuelles.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km NW of Pedregal, Panama.
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