Magnitude 6.6 earthquake occurred off the coast of Panama

Earthquake of magnitude 6.6 occurred on Monday near the Pacific coast of Panama, said saytGeologicheskoy Service USA.

The epicenter was located 370 kilometers south of the city of David — the administrative center of the province of Chiriqui, the focus lies at a depth of ten kilometers.

The earthquake was recorded at 18.45 local time (03.45 MSK).

Operational information from the Panamanian authorities to the possibility of damage, and no injuries were reported.

Earthquake of magnitude 6 or greater is considered a strong and can lead to the destruction of infrastructure and loss of life, say seismologists.

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