“The September 30, 2012 M 7.3 earthquake west of Isnos, Colombia, occurred as a result of normal faulting deep within the subducting Nazca slab. The earthquake ruptured a fault in the interior of the inclined subduction zone that dips to the east-northeast beneath South America, having begun its decent into the mantle at the South America trench offshore of Colombia and Ecuador. Continue reading
Colombia: Juan Manuel Santos seeks the path of dialogue with FARC
Pravda.ru – In an unprecedented agreement, the government of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) signed on Monday (27), in Havana, Cuba, an agreement to end the armed conflict in the country, which has lasted almost 50 years.