Ecuador earthquake death toll rises to 13
The number of victims of the earthquake in Ecuador rose to 13. More than 120 people were injured. About 50 residential buildings, buildings of 17 educational institutions and 31 medical centers were damaged, another seven houses were completely destroyed and cannot be restored.
About it informs TASS on March 19, citing the National Risk and Emergency Management Service of Ecuador. It is specified that most of the dead in the province of El Oro. Initially four earthquake victims.
A strong earthquake that occurred in Ecuador was also felt in northern Peru. There, in the Tumbes region, a four-year-old girl died when the roof of a building collapsed, clarifies RIA News.
An earthquake of magnitude 6.7 was recorded in Ecuador on Saturday evening. The epicenter was located 59 km from the city of Guayaquil, located in the west of the country. The tremors were felt in 13 provinces of Ecuador.