Two Aftershocks Rattle Earthquake-Weary Ecuador
Ecuador, still recovering from the economic and human toll of the major earthquake that rocked the South American country last month, was hit with two aftershocks today, hours apart. The first one struck shortly before 3 a.m. local time and had a shallow depth of about 20 miles below the earth's
Powerful New Earthquake Shakes Ecuador , Second of the Day
Powerful new earthquake shakes Ecuador , second of the day.
U.S. Geological Survey Reports 6.7-Magnitude Earthquake in Ecuador Near Area Where Devastating Quake Hit on April 16.
U.S. Geological Survey reports 6.7-magnitude earthquake in Ecuador near area where devastating quake hit on April 16.
Ecuador Tries to Put the Pieces Together a Month After Quake
A month after a devastating earthquake flattened the Ecuadorian beach town of Pedernales, people are still living in tarp shelters and schools remain closed
Rescuers Pull 72-Year-Old Man From Rubble 13 Days After Ecuador Earthquake
Nearly two weeks after a 7.8-magnitude struck Ecuador, killing at least 654 people, a Venezuelan rescue crew pulled a 72-year-old man from the rubble of a building, the Venezuelan embassy in Quito announced Saturday. According to a statement released by the embassy, Manuel Vasquez was discovered by
6.0-Magnitude Aftershock Strikes off the Coast of Ecuador
A 6.0-magnitude aftershock struck off the coast of Ecuador Thursday night, the U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed. According to the USGS, it was centered 33 kilometers (20.5 miles) north-northwest of Bahia de Caraquez, a coastal city of about 20,000, where the main economic activity is shrimp
Service Dogs Assist in Rescue Efforts After Ecuador Earthquake
Lenox, a service dog in Ecuador specially trained to search for survivors, signaled to its handler this morning that he may have found someone alive beneath the rubble. Amid the destruction in Ecuador following the 7.8-magnitude earthquake last Saturday, it is up to dogs like Lenox, and his
American Among Hundreds Killed in Ecuador After Devastating Earthquake
An American is among the 413 killed in Ecuador after a devastating earthquake struck Saturday, a State Department spokesperson said today. Additional details about the American were not immediately available. Ecuador’s president Rafael Correa characterized the powerful 7.8 quake as Ecuador’s
Drone Video Captures Deadly Earthquake Aftermath in Ecuador
Drone video captured a collapsed highway overpass in Guayaquil, Ecuador, about 180 miles from the epicenter of where a powerful magnitude-7.8 earthquake devastated the area this weekend. The aerial video shows the buckled bridge surrounded by construction crews and onlookers. The video shows just a