Off the coast of Panama earthquake of a magnitude of 5.7

© Flickr / Matt KatzenbergerСейсмограф. Archive photoOff the coast of Panama earthquake of a magnitude of 5.7© Flickr / Matt Katzenberger

An earthquake of magnitude 5.7 occurred in the Pacific ocean near the southern coast of Panama, according to the US Geological survey (USGS).

Tremors recorded at 16.45 Saturday (0.45 Sunday GMT). The epicenter was located 43 kilometers South-East from the village of Pedasi. The earthquake lies at a depth of ten kilometers.

Information on possible victims and destructions did not arrive. The threat of a tsunami has not been announced.

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