Earthquake Shakes Ecuador’s Coast, Teen Killed by Energy Line – #information
The U.S. Geological Survey stated the quake struck at a depth of about 80 kilometers (49 miles) and was centered almost 20 kilometers (12 miles) northeast of the port of Guayaquil.
The Geophysical Institute of Ecuador stated the tremor was felt over most of nation, although “weakly” within the mountains.
Jorge Vera, mayor of the Simón Bolívar canton within the coastal Guayas Province, stated a 16-year-old was killed. He stated a excessive voltage cable fell whereas the sufferer was engaged in “a sports activities exercise,” however gave no additional particulars.