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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Cerro Punta in Panama

Earthquake location 8.864S, -82.5706WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Cerro Punta in Panama. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008e6n. Id of event: us10008e6n. Exact location of event, longitude -82.5706 West, latitude 8.864 North, depth = 18.01 km. The temblor was reported at 15:25:34 / 3:25 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 18.01 km (11 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/04/17 / 2017-04-03 20:25:34 / April 3, 2017 @ 8:25 pm.

Nearby country/countries, Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Buenos Aires, Puerto Armuelles, Guabito (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Changuinola (c. 22 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Bocas del Toro (c. 13 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km NNW of Cerro Punta, Panama. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -82.5706° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.864° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.01 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km NNW of Cerro Punta, Panama Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-03 20:25:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-03 23:49:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 6 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 261 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.135 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 88 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10008e6n Id of event.
Event Code 10008e6n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008e6n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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