Earthquake with magnitude 6.2 pcs. Near the shores of Ecuador; there are no reports of injuries or damages
A severe earthquake of magnitude 6.2 was reported off Ecuador early on Sunday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or injuries. Santa Elena along the coast
The earthquake struck at a depth of about 11 miles, according to the agency. The Euro-Mediterranean seismic center reported that after the initial earthquake there were numerous secondary shocks. Santa Elena along the coast, according to USGS The 1962 magnitude earthquake was reported about 16 miles north of Santa Elena along the coast, according to the USGS.
So far, no damage has been reported, but some people report that they were awakened by shaking.
-MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE HITS by the so- "Pacific Ocean Ring", a 25,000-mile-long horseshoe ring that accounts for approximately 90% of the earthquakes in the world, according to the USGS.
The region is the location of most subduction zones on Earth. , where the ocean plates slide under the brighter continental plates.
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The region also contains 452 volcanoes. more than 75% of the active and sleeping volcanoes in the world.
Chris Ciaccia contributed to this report.