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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Guabito in Panama

Earthquake location 9.4642S, -82.6625WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guabito in Panama. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:44:48 / 8:44 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000k8iz. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000k8iz. Global time and date of event 01/04/19 / 2019-04-01 13:44:48 / April 1, 2019 @ 1:44 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -82.6625 West, latitude 9.4642 North, depth = 10 km.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corredor, Buenos Aires, Boquete (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Limón (c. 63 100 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Changuinola (c. 22 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Bocas del Toro (c. 13 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 11 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Almirante (c. 8 100 pop), 97 km (60 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 6 km SW of Guabito, Panama. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -82.6625° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.4642° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km SW of Guabito, Panama Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-01 13:44:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-01 14:13:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 340 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 0.666 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 70 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 us2000k8iz Id of event.
Event Code 2000k8iz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000k8iz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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