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Western Panama Hit By Earthquake w/ 6.3 Magnitude

EARTHQUAKE – A quake with a magnitude of 6.3 hit the border of Western Panama and Costa Rica.

Earthquakes are among the natural occurrences that are hard to predict. That is why the public are encouraged to equip themselves on what to do when it hits. It is important for the safety of everyone.

Recently, a strong quake rocked Western Panama.


Based on a recent report on Daily Sabah, the United States Geological Survey recorded a 6.3 magnitude earthquake in Western Panama.

The quake rocked the border of Panama and Costa Rica around twenty(20) minutes pass midnight in the place. According to USGS, it has the potential to cause damages and deaths.

The quake had a depth of 10 kilometers. According to the Costa Rica National Seismological Network (RSN), the epicenter of the quake was located 11 kilometers east of Panamian border towm, Puerto Armuelles.

Based on the report, San Jose and other areas in Costa Rica felt the shaking. Meanwhile, there are no immediate reports of deaths or damages caused by the quake and there is also no risks of tsunami.

We’ll keep you posted for updates.

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