They call it now the San Isidro fault and it has started opening up suddenly after the M7.8 earthquake that hit Ecuador on April 16, 2016. This giant Earth crack has already swallowed up about 116 hectares of land, destroyed a farm and is threatening farmers. Officials are preoccupied!

The strong 7.8 magnitude earthquake that shook Ecuador on April 16, 2016 had another powerful consequence in San Isidro. Large cracks and holes have already swallowed more than 150 hectares of fields and destroyed an entire farm with about 70 heads of cattle, and chickens and some houses threatening farmers’ lifes. The main event occurred suddenly in a loud boom. READ MORE