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