BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian authorities say there are no immediate reports of injuries or damage from an earthquake centered deep underground in the country’s southwest. The U.S. Geological Survey placed the magnitude at 7.1.
The USGS said the quake struck Sunday at 11:31 a.m. local time (12:30 p.m. EDT), 30 miles from the regional capital of Popayan. The quake was centered at a depth of 94 miles, the USGS said.
National disaster director Carlos Ivan Marquez said there are no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The regional emergency director, Isabel Hernandez, also reported no damage.
By Andrew P. Napolitano
The president's men trash the Constitution to pursue antagonists
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Covering the world of soccer, including the World Cup, Major League Soccer, D.C. United and the English Premier League and other interesting sporting events.
Happiness is attainable. Morning to night. I love to teach, deal with folks that have an issue and really wish to tackle it and write.
Benghazi: The anatomy of a scandal
Vietnam Memorial adds four names
Cinco de Mayo on the Mall
NRA kicks off annual convention