A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, south of Panama (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -82.6017° West, 4.8969° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 05:18:04 / 5:18 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d0kq. Id of event: us7000d0kq. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/01/21 / 2021-01-16 05:18:04 / January 16, 2021 @ 5:18 am.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: south of Panama. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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