A powerful earthquake was reported throughout the nation at round 12:05 PM on Thursday. In Bogotá, warning sirens are heard in varied elements of town.
In keeping with the Colombian Geological Service, the earthquake was in El Calvario, Meta. The earthquake measured 6.1 on the Richter scale, and the depth is lower than 30 kilometers. Seconds later, a 5.6 magnitude earthquake was reported.
In movies circulating on social networks, surprising scenes of the sturdy motion felt by Colombians and the panic that some residents went by way of had been recorded. That is the second when the entire metropolis’s alarms go off, paralyzing the every day actions of the capital.
Within the nation’s capital, many photos on town streets depict the motion of site visitors lights and harmful circumstances in industrial companies.
Stunning movies of eating places and procuring facilities are circulating by way of networks. Lights, kitchen utensils and tables shook as Bogotá skilled a robust tremor.
Energy poles, energy towers and different constructions shook violently on Thursday afternoon, August 17.
Folks dwelling on the highest flooring of the buildings recorded surprising movies from their properties and workplaces.
This video of a resident on the twenty second ground of a constructing captured the second of trepidation, and the surprising photos immediately went viral.
Instantly main cities started to evacuate, a scene seen on a few of Bogotá’s streets.
The nation’s streets had been paralyzed as companies, residential buildings and establishments had been evacuated from their residents.