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Ecuador struck by 6.7 magnitude quake: USGS

A Strong Earthquake Measuring 6.7 On The Moment Magnitude Scale Struck Ecuador Early Today, One Month After A Devastating 7.8 Magnitude Quake That Killed 660 People, USGS Said.

PTI | Updated on: 18 May 2016, 03:20:09 PM


A strong earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Moment magnitude scale struck Ecuador early today, one month after a devastating 7.8 magnitude quake that killed 660 people, USGS said.

Ecuador’s national geological institute, which measured the quake at 6.8, said it struck at 2:57 AM local time (1327 IST) in the South American country’s western Manabi region. 

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First Published : 18 May 2016, 03:18:00 PM

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