Strong 7.8 earthquake hits off coast of Ecuador




 
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April 17th, 2016  
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Topic: Strong 7.8 earthquake hits off coast of Ecuador


By Alexandria Valencia QUITO (Reuters) - A strong earthquake of magnitude 7.8 struck off the coast of Ecuador late on Saturday, sending confused residents streaming into the streets of the capital Quito and spurring warnings of strong waves on the Andean nation's coast. Neighboring Peru issued a tsunami alert for the north of the country following the quake.

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