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Ecuador Earthquake: Strong tremors of earthquake in Ecuador, intensity 6.7 on Richter scale, 14 people died so far

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Ecuador Earthquake: Strong tremors of earthquake have been felt in Ecuador. This created panic among the people. The intensity of the earthquake has been recorded at 6.7 on the Richter scale. This strong earthquake has caused havoc in Ecuador. This has caused huge damage to the city. Many buildings have been completely damaged by the strong tremors. A total of 14 people have lost their lives in this accident so far. The epicenter of this earthquake was about 80 km south of Guayas. People are very nervous due to this earthquake all over the country. Ecuador’s President Guillermo Lasso, through a post on social media, appealed to people not to panic and maintain peace.

damage to many buildings

Giving information, the US Geological Survey said that the earthquake occurred at a depth of 66.4 km, about 10 km from Balao city of Guayas province. This has caused huge destruction. On the other hand, Ecuador’s Risk Management Secretariat told that a person sitting inside the car in Cuenca died due to this earthquake, because the debris of a house fell on the car due to strong tremors, due to which the person died. Apart from this, three people have also died in Machala. Many houses have collapsed in many places, electricity has failed in many areas. State-run oil company Petrocuador has suspended several activities as a precaution due to the tremors.

There was a devastating earthquake in Turkey

Let us tell you that recently there was a devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria with a magnitude of 7.8. The epicenter of this earthquake was in Gaziantep, southern Turkey. This earthquake shook the whole country. More than 50 thousand people died due to this earthquake.

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