Huge 7.5-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Border with Peru and Ecuador

Society » ENVIRONMENT | February 22, 2019, Friday // 14:02
Bulgaria: Huge 7.5-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Border with Peru and Ecuador pixabay.com

A massive earthquake has rocked Ecuador at the border with Peru, reported the BNT. 

The quake, initially measured magnitude 7.7 but no scaled down to magnitude 7.5, has been felt in both countries and parts of Colombia.

It happened around 224km (140 miles) east-southeast of Ambato, Ecuador, the United States Geological Survey says.

No tsunami warnings are in place.

Miraculously, as yet there have been no reports of serious injuries.

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