6.7 Earthquake Hits Ecuador’s Coast

An earthquake of 6.7 magnitudes hit the coast of Ecuador early Wednesday, just one month after a devastating earthquake hit the same zone.

No damage has been reported, and there is no risk of a tsunami, according to a tweet by president Rafael Correa. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center also asserted that there was no danger.

Power outages have been noted, however, and many people ran into the streets upon feeling the tremors in Muisne, the town near the epicenter of the quake, according to witnesses. 

The 7.8 earthquake in April, the worst in nearly seven decades, left over 650 dead and injured at least 12,500 people along the country’s Pacific coast.

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