Powerful earthquake strikes off Panama’s Pacific coast

Archive image for illustration purposes.

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May 13th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) A powerful earthquake measuring 6.8-magnitude on the Richter scale struck off Panama’s Pacific coast at 1:35 a.m. local time in Panama this morning.


The earthquake struck about 130 kilometers south of David in Panama’s Chiriqui province at a depth of just 10 km.


The quake shooking buildings and knocked goods from store shelves but there were no immediate reports of serious injury or damage, according to emergency officials in Panama.



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