Seven houses affected and 32 aftershocks due to earthquake in Chiriquí

Sinaproc has announced that there is no Tsunami alert.

Panama- The National Civil Protection Systeml in the province of Chiriquí, ha confirmed until the date seven houses affected in the Barú district, product of seismic movement of 7.0 registered the afternoon of this wednesdays, located in the area of Panama fracture, interaction limit of the Cocos and Nazca tectonic plates.

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It was reported that the vHouses located in San Vicente, Monte Verde and Puerto Armuelles, mostly suffered cracks in walls Y floors, Meanwhile in a house he collapsed from pared on the rear.

In the hOspital Dionisio Arrocha of Puerto Armuelles, was registered cracks in the air of the floor, provokeo rajadura on the tile.

After the affectations registered in the Barú district, personnel of the Ministry of Housing and Territorial PlanningAl stays in the place to perform the evaluations of the households and provide the corresponding support.

Aftershocks continue

According to authorities in the province of Chiriquí, psubsequent to seismic movement the afternoon of this wednesday I know they have registered 32 aftershocks.

The last replica, according to the Institute of Geosciences of the University of Panama with a magnitude of 4.9 to a
depth of 10 km.

After the movementTo seismic some video cameras captured the moment when the earthquake was recorded and they have started circular videos, Such is the case of the cameras located in the outside the Red Cross of Barú, showing the movement of their vehicles from emergency that they kept parked.

Sinaproc has released what there is no Tsunami alert.

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