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Ecuador Earthquake


Ecuador earthquake: 72-year-old survivor rescued after 13 days

May 01, 2016 8:48 am

The April 16 quake was the worst to strike Ecuador in decades.

New aftershocks jolt Ecuador still reeling from quake; death toll over 664

April 23, 2016 9:40 pm

Ecuadoran authorities say more than 700 aftershocks have struck since Saturday's earthquake, the worst to hit Latin America and the Caribbean since the 2010 quake in Haiti, which killed between 200,000 and 250,000 people.

Ecuador earthquake: Death toll crosses 500, President says will increase taxes to raise funds

April 21, 2016 8:35 am

In a nationally televised address on Wednesday night, President Correa also announced several short-term tax changes to help Ecuador recover.

Another quake, magnitude 6.2, strikes off Ecuador coast

April 20, 2016 3:11 pm

Witnesses in the zone said two strong tremors of about 30 seconds each were felt, waking people up and sending them racing them into the street.

Ecuador earthquake toll rises to 480 dead, 1,700 still missing

April 20, 2016 3:12 pm

Ecuador officials also said 2,560 people were hurt in the 7.8-magnitude quake that struck Ecuador's Pacific coast on Saturday.

Ecuador earthquake: A megathrust is brewing in India, say experts

April 20, 2016 7:00 am

The Nepal earthquake was a result of this same process, but it was relatively weak in magnitude.

Ecuador earthquake toll reaches 350, more than 2,000 injured

April 18, 2016 8:27 pm

About 13,500 security force personnel were mobilized to keep order around Ecuador, and $600 million in credit from multilateral lenders was immediately activated for the emergency


Ecuador earthquake: Greatest tragedy to hit the nation in 67 years

April 19, 2016 3:37 pm

Shaken Ecuadorians lined up for food and blankets, slept in the rubble of their destroyed homes or congregated in the street after the most destructive quake since 1979