7.5 magnitude quake hits Ecuador

No immediate reports of injuries, damage

United States Geological Survey

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake shook Ecuador early Friday morning, according to the United States Geological Survey.

The quake's epicenter was located about 70 miles east-southeast of Palora, Ecuador, at a depth of 82 miles, according to the report.

The earthquake had originally been reported as a magnitude 7.7, but was later adjusted to 7.5.

The quake, which hit at 5:17 a.m. local time, was followed at 5:40 a.m. by a 5.5 magnitude earthquake about 10 miles southeast of Duran, Ecuador. The second quake was recorded at a depth of about 50 miles.

There was no immediate reports of damages or victims from the earthquakes.

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