Just hours after a mag 6.7 hit Ecuador a mag 6.8 strikes the same region.

imageThebigwobble.org No Tsunami Warnings, Advisories or Watches are in effect Just hours after a mag 6.7 hit Ecuador a mag 6.8 strikes the same region. It hits Ecuador in the same vicinity as a massive mag 7.8 quake killed nearly a 1,000 people and injured nearly 10,000 last month. Rafael Correa, Ecuador’s president, tweeted there were no early reports of damage. There were also no immediate reports of injuries, and he encouraged residents of Quito to return to their homes. It’s only the second major quake of May and we are into the third week. April was the busiest month this year with 21 major quakes. It was also the deadliest month this year as a mag 7.8 in Ecuador and a mag 7.0 in Japan was responsible for the deaths of nearly 1,000 people. Today’s major quake was the 51st of this year, which is way behind the average.