URGENT ¥¥¥ 7.0 magnitude quake in Colombia: USGS

A 7.0 magnitude quake struck southern Colombia Saturday, the US Geological Survey reported.

The quake, occurring at a depth of 129 kilometers (80 miles), was located 11 kilometers (7 miles) southwest of Pasto, Colombia and 168 kilometers (104 miles) southwest of the city of Popayan, the USGS said.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii said the event did not generate a destructive tsunami.