Colombia: earthquake of magnitude of 5.5 in the north-east

Colombie: séisme de magnitude 5,5 dans le nord-est

A earthquake of magniture 5.5 on the Richter scale shook the north-east of Colombia in the night from Wednesday to Thursday, with no victims or material damages are for the time being listed, has announced the geological institute national.

The epicenter is located in Zapatoca, department of Santander, and the earthquake occurred on Wednesday at 22: 22 local to a depth of 149 miles, said the geological Service of colombia on Twitter.

The phenomenon has been felt in cities such as Bogota (center), Tunja (centre), Medellin (northeast), and Ibagué (north-east), according to users of social networks.

The national Unit for disaster risk management has announced a “grid” in the ” departments where it is felt “, in order to determine possible damage.

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