Colombia Hit By 7.1 Quake

Near border with Ecuador

By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff

Posted Sep 30, 2012 11:59 AM CDT

(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.

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit southwestern Colombia today   (Shutterstock)
« Prev« Prev | Next »Next » Slideshow
My TakeCLICK BELOW TO VOTE
4%
5%
25%
7%
3%
56%
To report an error on this story, notify our editors.

NEWS FROM OUR PARTNERS
Other Sites We Like:   The Street   |   MSN Living   |   PopSugar Tech   |   RealClear   |   24/7 Wall St.   |   Biography   |   Barstool Sports   |   OK!