Ecuador rocked by magnitude-6.1 aftershock days after deadly quake

A magnitude-6.1 aftershock struck off the coast of Ecuador, the US Geological Survey said Wednesday, in the same area as the massive earthquake at the weekend.

No injuries or deaths have yet been reported.

The aftershock hit some 25 kilometres west of the coastal town of Muisne, the USGS says.

The latest quake comes just days after the South American country was left reeling by one of the most powerful earthquakes in decades left at least 525 dead and thousands injured.

Last update: Wed, 20/04/2016 - 14:28

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