A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Alto Boquete in Panama. The temblor was detected at 15:06:05 / 3:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -82.4076° West, 8.6939° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/01/21 / 2021-01-18 15:06:05 / January 18, 2021 @ 3:06 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us7000d17h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d17h.
Country/countries that might be effected, Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Changuinola, Golfito, Bocas del Toro. Epicenter of the earthquake was 30 km (18 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Changuinola (c. 22 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Bocas del Toro (c. 13 000 pop).
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 twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 5 km SSE of Alto Boquete, Panama. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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