A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Limones in Panama. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:29:24 / 7:29 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 07:29:24 / October 24, 2020 @ 7:29 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.79 km (10 miles). Unique identifier: us6000cchq. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cchq. Exact location of earthquake, -82.7839° West, 8.112° North, depth 15.79 km.
Event epicenter was 52 km (33 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Boquete, Volcán, Golfito (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 9 km E of Limones, Panama.
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