6 Die in 5.7-Mag Colombia Quake

Bogota shakes, 33 miles from epicenter
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted May 24, 2008 6:29 PM CDT
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(Newser) – At least six people died and eight were injured during an earthquake in Colombia today, Reuters reports. The 5.7-magnitude temblor also razed 10 homes, damaged buildings, and sent people running into the streets of Bogota. Three of the quake's fatalities were trapped in landslides, and three others, including a baby, were in a car buried by an avalanche.