Powerful hurricanes yearly, devastate areas of the United States and Caribbean countries.
Hurricanes usually begin in Africa and follow similar patterns to the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean, and the US.
Panama is out of the Hurricane belt due to its strategic location between North and South America, which protects the country from hurricanes by shielding it; no proper hurricanes have been seen in Panama.
Panama City is a major airline and ship debarkation point in the region.
Caribbean hurricane history since 1851
(Each colored line marks the path of a hurricane):No Hurricains in Panama. Chart from NOAA coastal service.
DESTRUCTION OF NEW ORLEANS BY KATRINA
Usual Path view of hurricanes.
In addition, Panama does not have any volcanic activity.