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    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The earthquake that rocked the border area between Panama and Costa Rica today had a magnitude of 5.5 on the Richter scale, said the National Civil Protection System (SINAPROC) and the Institute of Geosciences of Panama.

    Both sources state that there are no reported casualties or damage, although there were scenes of panic.

    According to the SINAPROC, the tremor occurred at 10:41 local time, and the director of the Institute of Geosciences, Eduardo Camacho, said the quake was centered four miles south of the town of Boquete, in the mountains of the western province of Chiriqui, which borders Costa Rica and is 600 kilometers west of Panama City.

    The shock originated 44.6 kilometers deep and lasted about 20 seconds, and was felt in David, capital of Chiriqui, bordering populations as well as the southern part of Costa Rica.

    In contrast, the National Seismological Network of Costa Rica (RSN) said in a statement that the quake occurred at 09:28 Rican time with a magnitude of 5.3 on the Richter scale.

    The quake was felt in the south of Costa Rica and slightly in Central Valley portion of the country, where San José, the capital is located.

    This is the second strong earthquake that occured in the area this weekend, as there was another quake with a magnitude of 4.5 recorded 16 kilometers southwest of the village of Waterford, Panama. ACAN-EFE

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