Today in Earthquake History
Earthquake History for August 5th
One of the world's deadliest earthquakes.
Guano, Patate, Pelileo and Pillaro were completely destroyed, as was about one-third of the city of Ambato. Damage occurred in Tungurahua, Chimborazo and Cotopaxi Provinces. Landslides blocked roads and streams in the area. It was felt (IV) at Cuenca, Guayaquil and Quito.
Damage Photos from the USGS Photographic Library
- historical earthquakes in Oregon.
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