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6.4 Earthquake Hits Ecuador

A strong earthquake has struck Ecuador's northwest coast.  There are no immediate reports of damage or injuries from the quake, which the U.S. Geological Survey says had a magnitude of 6.4. No tsunami warning has been issued. The earthquake was centered near the town of Esmeraldas at a relatively shallow depth of 35 kilometers. Some slight shaking was reported in the capital, Quito, 150 kilometers away. The Esmeraldas area was devastated by a powerful earthquake in April...

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