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.