A magnitude 6.0 earthquake strikes disaster-hit Ecuador

By REUTERS
April 22, 2016 06:21

 
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April 21 - A powerful earthquake measuring 6.0 magnitude struck Ecuador on Thursday, as the country was still struggling to recover from a deadly quake that killed 587 people, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.



The quake's epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) north-northwest of Portoviejo and at a depth of 10 km (six miles), said the USGS.



A massive 7.8 magnitude quake hit Ecuador on Saturday.

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