The shocking videos of the earthquake in Ecuador: collapsed buildings, supermarket escapes and panic on live TV

An earthquake of magnitude 6.5 on the Richter scale has shaken this Saturday the coast of the Ecuadorian Pacific. The earthquake has also been noticed in Peru, where it has reached magnitude 7.

A few moments after the earthquake occurred, videos of the moment of the earthquake and the first shake effects.

Two of the most affected cities are the towns of Cuenca and Guayaquil, in the Guayas regionwhere there have been landslides from buildings and debris falling on public roads.

Panic scenes have also been seen in places such as a supermarket and in the center of Guayaquil, where a public source has been seen. strongly shaken by the earthquake.

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) has located the epicenter of the earthquake 6 kilometers north-northeast of the town of Baláo and 66.4 kilometers deep.

He Geophysical Institute (IG) of the National Polytechnic School of Ecuador has confirmed an earthquake of 6.5 to 29.12 kilometers from Balao, province of Guayas. The tremor was registered at 12:12 local time (18:12 Spanish peninsular time).

The same body has reported a previous tremor of 4.8 magnitude with an epicenter 24 kilometers deep and 29.26 kilometers from Balao town.

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