HUFFINGTON POST
01/07/2015 12:26 am ET Updated Mar 08, 2015

Panama Earthquake 2015: Strong, 6.6-Magnitude Temblor Strikes Off West Coast

SYDNEY, Jan 7 (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck off the west coast of Panama on Wednesday, about 261 kms (162.18 miles) south of the city of David, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

No tsunami warning was issued for the area following the quake, which was initially registered at 6.8 but was later verified a slightly less powerful 6.6, according to the USGS and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. (Reporting by Matt Siegel; Editing by Michael Perry)

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