Magnitude 6.1 Earthquake Strikes Panama-Costa Rica Border

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A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck 29 miles northwest of Panama’s coastal city of David on Sunday near the country’s border with Costa Rica, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Local police said some buildings were damaged, but there were no initial reports of fatalities. Panamanian authorities said there was no tsunami alert from the quake.

Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela said that some shops and houses were damaged and that a woman was injured in the Panamanian port of Puerto Armuelles when the quake caused the ceiling of her home to cave in.

Images posted on social media showed homes partially collapsed in rural areas, some deep fissures in tightly packed beach sand and entire grocery store shelves that spilled all the products on floors.

Panama’s National Civil Protection Service said that walls cracked at a hospital and two supermarkets in Changuinola in Bocas del Toro province.

The USGS later pinpointed the epicenter of the quake as a few miles north of Paso Canoas in Costa Rica, right on the border with Panama. Local emergency services in Paso Canoas said they had no initial reports of damage or fatalities there.

Panama’s firefighting association said it had received reports of the ground shaking from residents in different regions of the country.

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