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Watch the terrifying moment when a 7.8 earthquake hits rocks a Ecuador supermarket

Ecuador earthquake: Death toll surpasses 400 as rescuers scramble to reach survivors


The magnitude-7.8 quake struck the South American nation late on Saturday, shattering hotels and homes along its Pacific coast popular with tourists and reducing several towns to rubble. More than 2,000 people were injured as structures tumbled during the quake or its dozens of aftershocks. The capital Quito, further inland, escaped with cracked walls and power outages, and the…


Watch the terrifying moment when a 7.8 earthquake hits rocks a Ecuador supermarket

Rattling metal pants, shattering plates, and, suddenly, the lights go out. That’s exactly what shoppers experinced at one grocery store in Ecuador, the moment a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck the South American country near the central coast line. The death toll currently stands at 233. One shopper in the store caught the destruction on camera as soon as it began. The video shows signs falling and home goods swaying and crashing to the ground…


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