A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck near the Ecuador-Peru border Friday. (USGS)
The earthquake struck 71 miles east of Palora with a depth of 82 miles. Another 5.5 tremblor was then felt about 9 miles southeast of Duran.
There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
Video on social media showed residents standing outside in the streets.
Another person called the quake a “wake up call” in a tweet showing their chandelier moving back and forth.