5 8 Earthquake in Chiriqui

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The Institute of Geosciences of the University of Panama is preparing a report on three movements during a 5.8-degree earthquake registerd at noon on  Friday in the province of Chiriquí.

It was reported that the epicenter of the earthquake occurred in the waters of the Puerto Armuelles sector, bordering the neighboring country of Costa Rica.

The Costa Rican authorities also registered the movement and located it between the golf course of Puntarenas and Puerto Armuelles, in Panama.

In Chiriquí, the Fire Department is conducting inspections of some structures.