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Earthquake at 6.1 magnitude strikes off Colombia coast, EMSC

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Earthquake at 6.1 magnitude strikes off Colombia coast, EMSC

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(Reuters) - An earthquake measuring 6.1 magnitude struck off the Colombian coast on Saturday, and while there was no major tsnaumi threat, there was a possibility of tsunamis along the nearby coast, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

The quake epicentre was 36 km (22 miles) southeast of Mountain, Colombia, and at a depth of 10 km (six miles).

(Reporting by Michael Perry; editing by Richard Pullin)

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