Earthquake of 6.0 degrees shakes the south coast of Panama

Earthquake of 6.0 degrees shakes the south coast of Panama

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 struck Thursday in waters off the southern coast of Panama, the United States Geological Survey said.

The earthquake struck around 5:42 a.m. EST at a depth of 6.2 miles, in the North Pacific, about 93 miles southeast of Punta de Burica, Panama.

According to the US Geological Survey, very few or no residents were exposed to the earthquake.

NO ALERT IS ISSUED FOR TSUNAMI

No tsunami alert was issued.

At the moment there was no more information available.

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