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 […]

Ecuador Suffers Another Earthquake

Ecuador Suffers Another Earthquake

Ecuador has reportedly been struck by another strong earthquake today, April 19, 2016, for the second time within a week. The magnitude of the temblor was initially reported by El Mercurio to have been 5.9M. At 22:40 UTC, the United States Geological Survey reported confirmed the quake’s magnitude as 5.5. This is considered a moderate quake in […]