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Strong quake hits Costa Rica-Panama border, likely significant damage: USGS

AFP , Wednesday 26 Jun 2019
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A 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit the Panama-Costa Rica border around midnight on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, with the potential to cause casualties and "significant damage".

The shallow quake struck at a depth of 10 kilometers (6 miles), about two kilometers from the nearest town of Progreso in Panama, USGS said.

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