A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported south of Panama kilometers (0 miles) from Panama on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cn36. Id of event: us7000cn36. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/12/20 / 2020-12-02 19:57:20 / December 2, 2020 @ 7:57 pm. The temblor was picked up at 19:57:20 / 7:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.74 km (2 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 3.74 km, -82.3988° West, 7.9931° North.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Volcán, Boquete, La Concepción (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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