Earthquake of magnitude 5.9 hits Colombia

Bogota: As per the information given by the US Geological Survey (USGS), an earthquake of intensity 5.9 today struck the shores of  Colombia.

The quake measuring 5.9 on the Richter Scale has its epicentre determined at 24 miles northeast of Mutata, Antioquia. It lied at the depth of over six miles, the USGS said.

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There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

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