Magnitude 5.9 earthquake strikes Colombia

  • 04:36 25 December 2019

Magnitude 5.9 earthquake strikes Colombia

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake was felt Tuesday in the center of Colombia, according to earthquake monitors. The strong quake struck several miles away from major cities such as Bogota, Cali and Medellin, APA eports quoting sputniknews.

According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre, this latest incident marks the second earthquake felt by Colombians within the last 30 minutes.

Video shared on social media by locals shows earthquake sirens being sounded off.

Faig Mahmudov