A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Puerto Armuelles in Panama. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -82.9922° West, 8.2289° North. The temblor was picked up at 13:23:26 / 1:23 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000dcxa. Event ids that are associated: us6000dcxa. Global time and date of event 29/01/21 / 2021-01-29 13:23:26 / January 29, 2021 @ 1:23 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Boquete, Volcán, Las Lomas (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Corredor (c. 7 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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