Magnitude 6.9 quake hits Colombia
The 129km-deep quake struck at 14:16 GMT and was originally reported by USGS as a 7.0 magnitude.
Pasto, the nearest Colombian city to the quake, has a population of more than 400,000 people. The town of Yacuanquer is just 3km away the quake’s center.
Local media in Colombia and Ecuador, where the quake was also felt, say that there have been no immediate reports of damage to infrastructure.
"Authorities said the quake was deep and ask people to stay calm," Colombian media network Caracol reported in a Tweet.