Sep 302012
Image depicting map location of the town and m...

Image depicting map location of the town and municipality of Popayan Cauca Department, Colombia (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A large 7.3 magnitude earthquake has struck the country of Columbia at 11:30 Am Sunday (local time). This follows an earlier quake which struck another area of Columbia the same day measuring 4.3 magnitude and center off the coast. Currently there are no immediate reports of damage.

Location: 1.969°N 76.315°W depth=150.4km (93.5mi) – (Nazca Plate Region)

Nearby cities:

  1. 9km (6mi) WNW of Isnos, Colombia
  2. 32km (20mi) WNW of Pitalito, Colombia
  3. 61km (38mi) SSE of Popayan, Colombia
  4. 66km (41mi) SW of La Plata, Colombia
  5. 345km (214mi) NE of Quito, Ecuador

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