Earthquakes in Panama
In Panama there are partly large earthquakes with strengths of more than 7.0, which cause damages within a radius of over 100 kilometers. Due to the special tectonic situation of the country, there are more earthquakes than average.
7 people died since 1950 by direct consequences of earthquakes. 2 earthquakes also caused a subsequent tsunami, which claimed further lifes and damages.Other natural hazards in Panama:
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Earthquakes in Panama since 1950The strongest earthquake in Panama happened on 07/26/1962 in the region Panama with a magnitude of 7.4 on the Richter scale.
These statistics are based on datas from the National Geophysical Data Center / World Data Service (NGDC/WDS): Significant Earthquake Database. . doi:10.7289/V5TD9V7K
. Several data have been summarized and translated.
All information without guarantee.