Magnitude 5.9 quake hits Panama-Colombia border -USGS

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Posted: Jul 28, 2015 8:24 PM

(Reuters) - A magnitude 5.9 quake struck the forested Panama-Colombia border on Tuesday at a depth of only 6.2 miles (10 km), the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake, which was originally reported as magnitude 6.1, was located about 160 miles (258 km) southeast of the capital of Panama, where the quake was felt, according to a tweet by the country's emergency services.

(Reporting by Sandra Maler in Washington and Alexandra Alper in Mexico City; Editing by Eric Beech and Lisa Shumaker)