BREAKING: Massive 7.7 earthquake hits Ecuador

A HUGE 7.7 earthquake has hit Ecuador, with extensive damage reported.

The earthquake struck 224 km east-southeast of Ambato, Ecuador, on Friday, according to the United States Geological Survey.

The area sits on the country's border with Peru.

There have been reports of severe damage from the quake.

More tremors are expected in the area throughout the day.

No tsunami alert has been declared yet.

Athough Ecuador is a miles above sea level, a tsunami alert could still be declared for the Pacific.

Locals reported being...
source: Daily Star

2019-02-22 14:21
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