A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Boca Chica in Panama. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.29 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 02:00:15 / 2:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -82.4709 West, latitude 8.0403 North, depth = 46.29 km. Event id: us7000clph. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000clph. Global time and date of event 27/11/20 / 2020-11-27 02:00:15 / November 27, 2020 @ 2:00 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop). The epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corredor, Boquete, Volcán (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 34 km SW of Boca Chica, Panama.
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