A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Finca Blanco in Panama on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.31 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/11/20 / 2020-11-09 04:56:41 / November 9, 2020 @ 4:56 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -83.0537 West, latitude 8.4094 North, depth = 8.31 km. Id of earthquake: us7000ce8y. Event ids that are associated: us7000ce8y. The temblor was reported at 04:56:41 / 4:56 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 11 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Buenos Aires, Boquete, Las Lomas.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km W of Finca Blanco, Panama. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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