Ecuador: ECU 911 receives reports of damages after earthquake

Posted on June 6, 2017 • Filed under: Earthquake, Ecuador, Ecuador Emergency
The ECU 911 reported that it received consultations in several jurisdictions of the country where the earthquake was felt: In Machala five consultation calls, while in Samborondon three calls

By: Metro Ecuador

June 5, 2017 / machine translated

Three houses in El Limo and Huacas, Puyango province, were affected by the earthquake of 6.2 degrees that was registered with epicenter in the border between Ecuador and Peru, according to the Committee of Operations of Provincial Emergency (COE) of Loja, headed By the Governor and the Secretariat of Risk Management (SGR).

The ECU 911 confirmed that due to the earthquake also affected the two-story building where the school and baccalaureate of the Tcnl Educational Unit works. Lauro Guerrero, located in Paltas, parish Lauro Guerrero. Six classrooms broke their windows and cracked the walls.

Also, in the canton Paltas, parish Orianga, in an address was the fall of four adobes of a wall.

On the other hand, in Celica, Pozul parish, in the Naranjito neighborhood, a mixed-dwelling house: adobe, wood and zinc roof collapsed product of the earthquake. At the moment, two people are housed in the house of relatives.


In Miraflores neighborhood, three houses suffered fissures in their walls, but they do not present risks for its inhabitants.

The Ministry of Public Health reported that there were no people injured by the earthquake.

The ECU 911 detailed that it received consultative calls in several jurisdictions of the country where the earthquake was felt: Zonal Center ECU 911 Machala registered five consultation calls, while Zonal Center ECU 911 Samborondón a total of three by earthquake. Read Article

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