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Colombia Hit With 6.3 Magnitude Earthquake Near Capital

(Bloomberg) -- A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck central Colombia Thursday, causing buildings to sway in the capital.

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The tremor hit Cumaral, southeast of Bogota, according to United States Geological Survey.

The earthquake was felt at 12:04 p.m. local time in the capital and buildings were evacuated. Bogota’s mayor Claudia Lopez reported people trapped in elevators and other minor incidents on a post on X, the platform formerly known as Twitter.

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