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 […]

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 […]

Oklahoma Scholar August Reiger Still Missing

Oklahoma Scholar August Reiger Still Missing

Since June 16th, 2013, Oklahoma scholar, August Reiger, is still missing from Ecuador.  He was enjoying the first week of a “senior” trip with his family, Christopher and Randa Reiger and his younger brother.  As the family hiked on a trail close to their resort, August told his parents that he wanted to hike ahead, […]