Published time: March 10, 2015 21:23
Edited time: March 10, 2015 22:30
A magnitude 6.6 earthquake has hit the Colombian capital of Bogota, prompting mass evacuations from the city’s buildings. Strong and prolonged tremors sparked panic and a social media storm.
The Colombian Geological Survey reported that the tremors originated from the Santander Department area and were 158 kilometers deep. The earthquake was an estimated magnitude of 6.6.
BOGOTA, Colombia – A Widely Felt Earthquake Has Shaken Colombia’s Capital, Swaying Buildings. No Immediate Reports of Damages -AP
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According to the US Geological Survey (USGS), the earthquake was centered about nine miles (14 kilometers) north of Aratoca, which is about 175 miles (280 kilometers) north of…
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