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Tsunami check after 5,9 quake near Isla Coiba

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Tsunami check after 5,9 quake  near Isla Coiba


Posted 15/07/2020

A 5.9 earthquake  with its epicenter near  the Island of Coiba in Veraguas was felt in many parts of Panama on Wednesday afternoon reports  the Institute of Geosciences at the University of Panama and that according to preliminary

The earthquake was felt in the provinces of Chiriquí, Veraguas, Coclé and in the Azuero region.

According to Carlos Rumbo the director of the of the Civil Protection System  (Sinaproc), , there have been no reports of damage , but monitoring work continues.

“So far it seems  not represent a tsunami risk. However, Sinaproc staff has moved to sensitive areas and are  reinforces monitoring”  said Rumbo


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5.8 magnitude earthquake 83 km from Remedios, Chiriquí, Panama

about 15 hours ago

UTC time: Wednesday, July 15, 2020 21:39 PM
Your time: Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 4:39 PM
Magnitude Type: mww
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
Reports from the public: 32 people





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