A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Puerto Armuelles in Panama on Friday. Global time and date of event 29/01/21 / 2021-01-29 11:23:28 / January 29, 2021 @ 11:23 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dcwl. Id of event: us6000dcwl. Exact location of event, depth 11.31 km, -83.0096° West, 8.2438° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.31 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:23:28 / 11:23 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Boquete, Volcán, Las Lomas (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (42 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Corredor (c. 7 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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