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  • Colombia
    Monday Jun 6, 1994

    Disasters with highest death tolls

    1994 Paez River Earthquake

    Colombia
    Monday Jun 6, 1994

    The 1994 Páez River earthquake occurred on June 6 with a moment magnitude of 6.8 at a depth of 12 km (7.5 mi). The event, which is also known as the Páez River disaster, included subsequent landslides and mudslides that destroyed the small town of Páez, located on the foothills of the Central Ranges of the Andes in Cauca in south-western Colombia. It was estimated that 1,100 people, mostly from the Páez, were killed in some 15 settlements on the Páez River basin, Cauca and Huila departments of which the eponymous town of Páez suffered 50% of the death toll.




  • Colombia
    Wednesday Sep 7, 1994

    Shakira

    Shakira starred in the Oasis

    Colombia
    Wednesday Sep 7, 1994

    In 1994, Shakira starred in the Colombian TV series The Oasis, loosely based on the Armero tragedy in 1985.




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