POSTED: 9:02 p.m. HST, May 12, 2014
LAST UPDATED: 9:14 p.m. HST, May 12, 2014
A strong earthquake struck off the coast of Panama Monday evening but does not pose a tsunami threat to Hawaii, officials at the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.
The magnitude-6.8 temblor was recorded at 8:35 p.m. Hawaii time and was centered 65 miles southeast of Punta de Burica, Panama at a depth of 6.2 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
No injuries were immediately reported.