Colombia-Panama Border Hit by 6.6-Magnitude Earthquake
A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck the Colombia-Panama border on Wednesday, causing damage to buildings and infrastructure. The earthquake was felt as far away as Costa Rica, and its epicenter was located near the town of San Juan de Urab in Colombia.
Impact of the Earthquake
The earthquake caused significant damage to buildings in the area, with reports of collapsed homes and businesses. There have also been reports of power outages and landslides. Fortunately, there have been no reports of casualties so far.
The Colombian government has declared a state of emergency in the affected areas and is providing aid to those affected by the earthquake. The Panamanian government has also sent aid to the affected areas.
The earthquake was followed by several aftershocks, some of which were as strong as 5.0-magnitude. The aftershocks have caused further damage to buildings and infrastructure, and have caused additional power outages in the area.
The Colombian and Panamanian governments are continuing to provide aid to those affected by the earthquake and its aftershocks. The full extent of the damage is still being assessed.
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