Powerful 7.5-magnitude quake hits eastern Ecuador
Published: Feb. 22, 2019 at 7:33 AM CST
The U.S. Geological Survey says a very powerful magnitude 7.5 earthquake has struck eastern Ecuador close to its border with Peru.
The USGS said Friday morning's quake was near the town of Montalvo, Ecuador, at a depth of 132 kilometers (82 miles), nearly 17 kilometers (10 miles) south of the town of Montalvo.
There were no immediate reports of casualties.