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25/01/1999 Earthquake in city Armenia, Colombia

The earthquake had a magnitude of 6.2. It heavily affected the city of Armenia, Colombia in the Quindío department. The quake killed 1,900 persons. It also had an impact on the economy as many coffee farms were completely or partially destroyed, and 13,000 structures of several kinds of enterprises and industries were damaged.

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