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6.2-magnitude quake shakes eastern Colombia; no immediate reports of damage or injuries

  • A woman directs people evacuating a building in Bogota after an earthquake shook eastern Colombia causing buildings to sway Tuesday, March 10, 2015. The quake had a magnitude of 6.2 and was centered near the city of Bucaramanga, about 175 miles (280 kilometers) north of Bogota, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)

    A woman directs people evacuating a building in Bogota after an earthquake shook eastern Colombia causing buildings to sway Tuesday, March 10, 2015. The quake had a magnitude of 6.2 and was centered near the city of Bucaramanga, about 175 miles (280 kilometers) north of Bogota, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)  (The Associated Press)

  • Women use their smart phones after the building where they work in Bogota was evacuated due to an earthquake that shook eastern Colombia causing buildings to sway in the capital Tuesday, March 10, 2015. The quake had a magnitude of 6.2 and was centered near the city of Bucaramanga, about 175 miles (280 kilometers) north of Bogota, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)

    Women use their smart phones after the building where they work in Bogota was evacuated due to an earthquake that shook eastern Colombia causing buildings to sway in the capital Tuesday, March 10, 2015. The quake had a magnitude of 6.2 and was centered near the city of Bucaramanga, about 175 miles (280 kilometers) north of Bogota, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)  (The Associated Press)

  • A man directs people evacuating a building in Bogota after an earthquake shook eastern Colombia causing buildings to sway Tuesday, March 10, 2015. The quake had a magnitude of 6.2 and was centered near the city of Bucaramanga, about 175 miles (280 kilometers) north of Bogota, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)

    A man directs people evacuating a building in Bogota after an earthquake shook eastern Colombia causing buildings to sway Tuesday, March 10, 2015. The quake had a magnitude of 6.2 and was centered near the city of Bucaramanga, about 175 miles (280 kilometers) north of Bogota, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)  (The Associated Press)

A strong earthquake shook eastern Colombia on Tuesday, causing buildings to sway in the capital and elsewhere but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

The quake had a magnitude of 6.2 and was centered about 9 miles (14 kilometers) north of Aratoca, about 175 miles (280 kilometers) north of Bogota, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It was reported to be 91 miles (147 kilometers) deep.