A major earthquake shook the border region between Ecuador and Peru this morning.
Even though an earthquake of this magnitude has the potential for mass destruction and casualties, such an effect is not expected here due the remoteness of the event.
USGS issued the following report
|Location Uncertainty||Horizontal: 7.1 km; Vertical 4.9 km|
|Parameters||Nph = 119; Dmin = 230.5 km; Rmss = 1.30 seconds; Gp = 37°
|Event ID||us 2000jlfv|
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