Colombia Hit By 7.1 Quake
Near border with Ecuador
By Polly Davis Doig, Newser Staff
Posted Sep 30, 2012 11:59 AM CDT
A 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit southwestern Colombia today   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – Colombia's southwestern region was rocked this morning by an earthquake whose magnitude has been revised downward to 7.1, reports the USGS. It was centered 28 miles south of Popayan, near the border with Ecuador, notes Reuters. The quake was initially reported at 7.3, then 7.4, with a reported depth of 94 miles. No injuries have yet been reported.

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Sep 30, 2012 1:40 PM CDT
The coffee!! The coffee!! What'll it do to the coffee?
Sep 30, 2012 12:22 PM CDT
In theory that means it will go from Columbia and the next one will be somewhere off the coast of Mexico Then another one in Southern California.