Strong earthquake hits Costa Rica-Panama border

 

Strong earthquake hits Costa Rica-Panama border

The quake struck about two kilometers from the nearest town of Progreso in Panama.

By AFP

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Published: Wed 26 Jun 2019, 10:22 AM

Last updated: Wed 26 Jun 2019, 12:38 PM

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit the Panama-Costa Rica border around midnight on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, with the potential to cause casualties and "significant damage".
The shallow quake struck at a depth of 10 kilometers (6 miles), about two kilometers from the nearest town of Progreso in Panama, USGS said.
 



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