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No tsunami after 7.1 quake in Colombia

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

An earthquake has struck southwestern Colombia centered deep underground with a magnitude the U.S. Geological Survey's preliminary estimate puts at 7.1.

The earthquake was not strong enough to generate a tsunami threat to Hawaii.

There are no immediate reports of damage or injuries in the region from the Sunday temblor.

The USGS says the quake struck at 11:31 a.m. local time (6:31 a.m HST) 30 miles  from the regional capital of Popayan. It says it was centered at a depth of 94 miles.

Here is a link to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center

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