Buenos Aires/UNI/Sputnik: A 6.1-magnitude earthquake has hit south of Panama, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reports.
The quake occurred at 20:56 GMT on Saturday, about 80 miles (130 kilometers) south of Punta de Burica, at a depth of about 6 miles (9.1 kilometers), USGS said.
Notable quake, preliminary info: M 6.1 - 130 km S of Punta de Burica, Panama https://t.co/7OKElAIeH3— USGS Earthquakes (@USGS_Quakes) July 18, 2021
There were no immediate reports of damages.
The seismological services of Panama and Costa Rica estimated the earthquake's magnitude at 6.4 and 5.9, respectively.