7.0-magnitude earthquake strikes Colombia

February 9, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
A powerful earthquake shook western Colombia and Ecuador on Saturday, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the 7.0-magnitude quake hit at about 6:16 a.m. PT. It was centered 7 miles southwest of Pasto and 77 miles below the surface.

The temblor was felt widely across Colombia and neighboring Ecuador but local officials did not report damages or injuries.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.


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