The US Geological Survey (USGS) reported that a 6.7 magnitude earthquake occurred at 12:12 a.m. local time, 6 kilometers northeast of Balao, Ecuador. Authorities declared that there was no danger of tsunami after the earthquake. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.7 kilometers.
According to BNO News, in a written statement from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, it was stated that there was no tsunami threat after the earthquake. While it was recorded that the earthquake was also felt in the neighboring country Peru, the injured or dead information was not shared.