A video shared on social networks shows the moment a pier collapses as a result of a strong earthquake in Ecuador. Additionally, the record shows how the Puerto Bolivar Diocesan Museum at the top of the building is sunken.
A video shared on social networks shows the collapse of Puerto Bolivar’s pier and museum. in Machala province, El Oro province, after a strong earthquake registered this Saturday in Ecuador.
Initially there was talk of a magnitude 6.5 move, but the Chilean Geoscience Network reported it to be 6.8 degrees.
In the record that went viral, we can see the sidewalk submerged and the structure at the top that corresponds to the Puerto Bolivar Diocesan Museum.
So far, the quake has killed four people and destroyed several homes.
Ecuador’s President Guillermo Lasso indicated this afternoon that he had convened the National Committee of Emergency (COE) to deal with the situation after the earthquake.