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Date: June 6, 1994 Time: 20:47:41
Location: 2.9N 76.1W
Depth: 12 Km Magnitude: 6.6MN

At least 295 people killed, 500 missing, 13,000 homeless, and severe damage from landslides caused by the earthquake in the Cauca and Huila Departments. At least 200 homes were destroyed, including 25 at Toribio and 15 at Piendamo. An avalanche from the Huila Volcanoe blocked the Paez River, causing severe flooding at Belacazar and Neiva. Felt in much of west central Colombia from Tunja to Pasto.


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