Magnitude-5.0 quake rattles Ecuador's capital

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Associated Press

Posted on August 12, 2014 at 6:01 PM

Updated Tuesday, Aug 12 at 6:01 PM

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A 5.0-magnitude quake has rattled Ecuador's capital, sending people scurrying into the streets from office buildings.

Ecuador's geophysics institute says the quake was centered 16 miles (25 kilometers) northwest of Quito at a depth of 3 miles (5 kilometers).

There are no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

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