Strong Earthquake Hits South of Panama
Saturday, April 30 2011 @ 05:07 PM EDT
Contributed by: Don Winner
From USGS: 6.1 Mw - SOUTH OF PANAMA, Preliminary Earthquake Report. Magnitude 6.1 Mw. Date-Time 03:19:16 near epicenter. Location 6.828N 82.281W. Depth 10 km. Distances 179 km (111 miles) S (175 degrees) of David, Panama, 204 km (127 miles) SW (225 degrees) of Santiago, Panama, 248 km (154 miles) WSW (244 degrees) of Las Tablas, Panama, 387 km (240 miles) SW (233 degrees) of PANAMA CITY, Panama Event ID US c00032mv.
Editor's Comment: I slept through it, didn't feel a thing. Some people in Boquete, David, and Bocas del Toro did report having felt the earthquake when it hit.