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Near the coast of Ecuador earthquake of a magnitude of 6.1

On the evening of 30 June, near the coast of Ecuador earthquake of a magnitude of 6.1, according to the US Geological survey (USGS).

European-Mediterranean seismological centre (EMSC) reports that the epicenter was located 36 km North from the village of Bahia de caráquez, bahía. The focus lies at a depth of 40 km.

Information on possible victims and destructions is specified.

Recall that in April 2016 in Ecuador, an earthquake of magnitude 7.8. Then the epicenter of the earthquake was located near the Pacific coast, 52 km West of the town of Rosa Zarate and 170 km North-West from Quito. The focus lies at a depth of about 20 km, has Killed more than 660 people, destroyed housing 25,000 Ecuadorians. The government of Ecuador, the damage from the earthquake amounted to about $ 3 billion. Then, the government of Ecuador noted that we are talking about the strong and destructive earthquake in the country since 1979.

Near the coast of Ecuador earthquake of a magnitude of 6.1 01.07.2017

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