7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Ecuador's Border With Peru

The earthquake's epicenter was far inland, away from the country's main highways that run along mountain ranges.
An earthquake struck early Friday morning at an intermediate depth of around 82 miles, the USGS said. Source: U.S. Geological Survey

A powerful earthquake struck eastern Ecuador early Friday, sending tremors for miles through a sparsely populated area and into neighboring Peru and Colombia. The

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