Today in Earthquake History
Earthquake History for July 1st
- The earthquake was centered near
Puerto Armuelles, Panama.
The Puerto Armuelles Secondary School
reportedly sustained considerable damage,
and there was some other minor damage in the
area. An estimated $2 million damage was
reported to have occurred to
petroleum loading facilities in the
Puerto Armuelles area. The quake was
also felt strongly in southeastern Costa Rica.
There were no reports of casualties.
A number of moderately strong aftershocks
followed, but no additional
damage was reported.
From Significant Earthquakes of the World 1979,
and Earthquake Information Bulletin, Volume 12, Number 2.
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