UPDATE: 235 dead and 1,557 injured in Ecuador earthquake

Apr 17, 2016 1:17 PM by News Staff

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) - The Latest on the earthquake in Ecuador. (all times local):

12:00 p.m.

Ecuador's Vice President Jorge Glas says the death toll from the magnitude-7.8 earthquake has risen slightly to 235. But he says another 1,557 people are injured.

Glas tells a news conference that there's no risk of a tsunami - an attempt to knock down rumors in the jittery nation that has been shaken by scores of aftershocks.


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