5.8 Earthquake in Panama Near Pedregal (Just Happened)

Wednesday, April 02 2014 @ 04:39 PM UTC

Contributed by: Don Winner

By Don Winner for Panama-Guide.com - An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale struck Panama at 11:13 am local Panama Time (16:13 zulu).

Location: The epicenter was located at 7.886N 82.350W and a depth of 27.9km (17.3mi)

Nearby Cities: 53km (33mi) S of Pedregal, Panama, 60km (37mi) S of David, Panama, 60km (37mi) S of Las Lomas, Panamam 71km (44mi) SE of Puerto Armuelles, Panama, 295km (183mi) SE of San Jose, Costa Rica.

This strong earthquake lasted at least 50 seconds, and was felt by practically everyone in the region.

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