New York : A 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck western Ecuador early on Wednesday, likely assumed to be a huge aftershock from last month’s massive quake.
According to the U.S. Geographical Survey the quake’s epicentre was 36 miles south of the city of Esmeraldas, at a depth of 10 km, reports the Independent.
Meanwhile, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in a statement said, that a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami was not expected.
In April, a 7.8 magnitude earth quake hit the country in one of Ecuador’s worst disasters for nearly seven decades killing over 650 people and injuring around 16,600. (ANI)