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6.2-magnitude earthquake hits coast of Ecuador

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LONDON – A 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck 27 kilometres (17 miles) north of the city of Santa Elena on the coast of Ecuador on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.

The quake struck at a depth of 18.5 km, the USGS said.

(Reporting By Raissa Kasolowsky; Editing by Emelia Sithole-Matarise)

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