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  8/13/2014, Av 17, 5774

2 Dead in 5.1 Magnitude Earthquake in Ecuador

Two people were killed and eight wounded after a 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck outside Ecuador's capital of Quito on Tuesday night.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake was 4.8 miles (7.7 km) deep, with its epicenter located 14 miles northeast of Quito.