The official toll from the quake now stands at 602 dead and 130 missing
PEDERNALES, Ecuador (Apr. 23, 2016) — New aftershocks rattled Ecuador on Friday, April 22, and hopes of finding survivors in the rubble all but evaporated, nearly a week after a huge earthquake that killed more than 600 people and injured thousands.
Hopes that more survivors would be found in the heaps of rubble and twisted metal that used to buildings wane at the crucial 3-day point after the disaster
PEDERNALES, Ecuador (Apr. 20, 2016) — International rescuers and aid groups rushed on Tuesday, April 19, to help victims of Ecuador’s earthquake as searchers dug for families trapped in rubble 3 days after the disaster that killed more than 400 people.