Another Earthquake Recorded In Chiriqui
Tuesday, September 24 2013 @ 07:31 PM EDT
Contributed by: Anonymous
Yesterday, Monday September 23rd, an earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter Scale occurred at 10:41pm, with it's epicenter near the community of San Valentin in the District of Baru, province of Chiriqui.
According to data from the U.S. Geological Survey, the seismic event was located at 25 kilometers deep, 2 km south of La Esperanza in the District of Baru.
The SINAPROC stated there's always seismic recordings in Chiriqui and adviced it's habitants to be prepared for this threat.
173 earthquakes have been recorded in the country, 130 of these belong to the province of Chiriqui.(TVN)