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Minor earthquake, 3 mag has occurred near Pedregal in Panama

Earthquake location 8.3976S, -82.4579WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -82.4579° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.3976° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4 km NW of Pedregal, Panama Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-04 10:49:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-04 11:24:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 139 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 0.454 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 294 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000c5fr Id of event.
Event Code 6000c5fr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c5fr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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