Terrible earthquake (Earthquake). As a result of the earthquake, at least 14 people died, and about 380 people were injured. The death toll may rise further, an international news agency said. The National Center for Seismology tweeted that an earthquake occurred in Ecuador at around 10:42 pm Indian time on Saturday. The quake measured 6.8 on the Richter scale.
According to sources, 44 houses collapsed and 90 houses were damaged in the earthquake in Ecuador. The work of rescuing the injured in wartime activities is going on. It is known that there was an earthquake in Ecuador on Saturday. Several houses collapsed in the sudden tremor. Even in schools, colleges, medical centers, cracks are created. Even the northern part of Peru was shaken along with Ecuador.
According to the American Geological Survey, the earthquake originated at a depth of 66.4 km from the ground, 10 km from the city of Balao, Ecuador. The earthquake has affected coastal areas. However, this has not yet created any possibility of a tsunami, experts claim.
However, regretting this incident, Ecuador’s President Guillermo Lasso tweeted that the government will help those affected by this disaster as much as possible.
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