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Sturdy earthquake shakes coastal Ecuador; injury unclear

QUITO, Ecuador — A robust earthquake shook Ecuador on Saturday, however there was no speedy phrase on main injury or accidents.

The U.S. Geological Survey reported an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 within the nation’s coastal Guayas area. It was centered about 50 miles (80 kilometers) south of Guayaquil, Ecuador’s second-largest metropolis.

Movies shared on social media present folks gathering on the streets of Guayaquil and close by communities. Individuals reported objects falling inside their properties in Guayaquil, which anchors an city space of over 3 million folks about 170 miles (270 kilometers) southwest of the capital, Quito.

The earthquake was additionally felt in northern Peru.



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