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5.0 quake empties Metro stations,offices

Workers exit the Lotteria building on Ave Cuba

PANAMA METRO subway  stations   and some buildings in Panama city were  evacuated on Monday, February 20 when an earthquake reported as 5.0 on the Richter scale, rocked homes and offices. Tremors were also felt in many districts of the Interior.


Offices emptied on Via Espana

The quake was at 2. 35 pm, and lasted a few seconds. At Newsroom Panama it moved office furniture.

Civil defense (Sinaproc)  director José Donderis,  said that no injuries or damage were reportedbut checks were being conducted across Panama and Panama West provinces,

As a precaution, underground Metro stations were evacuated.



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