Death Toll From Ecuador Earthquake Reaches 646

Death Toll From Ecuador Earthquake Reaches 646

On April 16, 2016, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake rocked Ecuador. This was the largest earthquake to hit the country in well over 20 years. The original tremor and aftershocks subsequently caused buildings to collapse, roads to be destroyed and infrastructure in the areas on the coast of the country, mostly visited by tourists, to come¬†down. Every […]

Earthquake of Magnitude 7.8 Rocks Ecuador

Earthquake of Magnitude 7.8 Rocks Ecuador

The United States Geological Survey had preliminarily reported that on April 16, 2016, at about 23:58 UTC, a magnitude – 7.4 earthquake struck Ecuador in its coastal region. It has now been upgraded to magnitude – 7.8. This earthquake was geographically located at 0.34 North latitude and 79.972 West longitude. Earthquakes are generalized as minor […]