Strong tremors hit coastal area in northwestern Ecuador

Some slight shaking was felt in Ecuador's capital of Quito, which 153 kilomt3ers (94 miles) to the southeast.

AP July 11, 2016 08:48:29 IST
Strong tremors hit coastal area in northwestern Ecuador

Quito: A strong earthquake has shaken the northwestern coastal area of Ecuador. Authorities say there are no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

Strong tremors hit coastal area in northwestern Ecuador

People gather on the streets minutes after tremors was felt earlier in Quito, Ecuador May 18, 2016. Reuters

The U.S. Geological Service says the quake was measured at magnitude 5.9 and it was centered about 41 kilometers (25.5 miles) south of Propicia. The tremor struck about 35 kilometers (22 miles) below the surface.
Some slight shaking was felt in Ecuador's capital of Quito, which 153 kilomt3ers (94 miles) to the southeast.

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