Colombia rattled by 4.5 magnitude quake

February 22, 2011COLOMBIA – An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale hit Colombia early Monday, originating about ten miles outside of the town of Sipi in the northwest department of Choco, W Radio reported Monday. The seismic activity began about 42 miles below the earth’s surface. Colombia is almost continuously hit by tremors, with about five earthquakes of 2.5 magnitude occurring every day, according to the director of the Institute of Geology and Mining Marta Calvache. –Colombia Reports
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