Powerful 7.8 quake hits Ecuador

7.8 magnitude quake 170 miles WNW of Quito Ecuador.Screaming shoppers run for their lives as powerful 7.8 earthquake strikes Ecuador... Ecuador's Vice President Jorge Glas said in a televised address that the dead were located in the cities of Manta, Guayaquil and Portoviejo. He said the earthquake was the strongest to hit Ecuador in decades. …

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Ecuadoran Volcano Erupts for the First Time Since the ’40s (UPDATED)

UPDATE: Ecuador declares state of emergency over Cotopaxi volcano activity"We declare a state of emergency due to the unusual activity of Mount Cotopaxi," Correa said during his weekly Saturday address. "God willing, everything will go well and the volcano will not erupt."~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Ecuadoran Volcano Erupts for the First Time Since the ’40sBy Erik KlemettiECUADOR WAS GREETED …

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