03.02.11. On the northern coast of Colombia, about 540 km from the capital, Bogota, on Wednesday there was an earthquake of magnitude 5.6.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, an earthquake was recorded there at 21.51 Moscow time. The epicenter was located 80 kilometers north of the town of Apartado. Hearth lies at a depth of 40 kilometers.
No injuries or damage not yet known, said RIA "Novosti".
Agency recalls that in January 1999, Colombia earthquake magnitude 6.2 that killed more than 1,200 people and more than 5,000 local residents were injured.