A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 272 km S of Punta de Burica, Panama (169 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -82.7898 West, latitude 5.5713 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:04:09 / 9:04 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dfqb. Unique identifier: us6000dfqb. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 21:04:09 / February 8, 2021 @ 9:04 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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