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Ecuador earthquake death toll rises to 14

Ecuador earthquake death toll rises to 14
Sunday, 19 March, 2023, 10:12

At least 14 people were killed and another 381 were injured in the earthquake in Ecuador. This was announced on March 18 by the press service of President Guillermo Lasso on Twitter.

''14 dead, 381 injured,'' the report says.

Earlier that day, 12 dead and 126 injured were reported.

An earthquake in Ecuador with a magnitude of 6.9 became known on March 18. The epicenter of the disaster was located 17 km southwest of the city of Naranhal with a population of 32 thousand people. The source lay at a depth of 85 km.