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A landslide caused by a strong earthquake covers a circuit course in Nihonmatsu city, Fukushima prefecture, northeastern Japan. The strong earthquake shook the quake-prone areas of Fukushima and Miyagi prefectures late Saturday, setting off landslides and causing power blackouts for thousands of people.

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A portion of a highway is blocked by a landslide after an earthquake hit the city, in Soma, Fukushima prefecture, northeastern Japan. A strong earthquake hit off the coast of northeastern Japan late Saturday, shaking Fukushima, Miyagi and other areas, but there was no threat of a tsunami, officials said.

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Files are scattered on the floor following an earthquake at a town office in Hironomachi, Fukushima prefecture, northeastern Japan. A strong earthquake hit off the coast of northeastern Japan late Saturday, shaking Fukushima, Miyagi and other areas, but there was no threat of a tsunami, officials said.

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A house is damaged due to an earthquake in Koorimachi, Fukushima prefecture, northeastern Japan. A strong earthquake hit off the coast of northeastern Japan late Saturday, shaking Fukushima, Miyagi and other areas, but there was no threat of a tsunami, officials said.

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A worker scoops out water following an earthquake inside Fukushima station in Fukushima, northeastern Japan. A strong earthquake hit off the coast of northeastern Japan late Saturday, shaking Fukushima, Miyagi and other areas, but there was no threat of a tsunami, officials said.

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A liquor shop's manager clears the damaged bottles following an earthquake in Fukushima, northeastern Japan. The Japan Meteorological Agency says a strong earthquake has hit off the coast of northeastern Japan, shaking Fukushima, Miyagi and other areas.

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Residents carrying their children stand on a road after vacating their houses following an earthquake in Srinagar

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Rescuers use a sniffer dog during a search operation at the ruins of a building collapsed in Friday's earthquake in Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia. Aid was reaching the thousands of people left homeless and struggling after the earthquake that killed a number of people in the province where rescuers intensified their work Monday to find those buried in the rubble.

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A government building is seen badly damaged following an earthquake in this aerial photo taken using a drone in Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia.

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Motorists ride past buildings flattened by an earthquake in Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia.

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Motorists make their way through a road affected by an earthquake-triggered landslide near Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia.

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Residents inspect the ruin of a building damaged by an earthquake in Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia.

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An Indonesian soldier assists a woman to carry her baby as they make their way through an area affected by earthquake-triggered landslide near Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia.

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Motorists stop near an electricity pole fell down during an earthquake in Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia.

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Residents inspect the ruin of a building damaged by an earthquake in Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia.

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Rescuers search for survivors among the ruin of a building damaged by an earthquake in Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia.

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Rescuers search for survivors among the ruin of a building damaged by an earthquake in Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia.

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Rescuers search for survivors at the ruin of a government building collapsed during an earthquake in Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia.

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Rescuers search for survivors at the ruin of a local government building collapsed during an earthquake in Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia.

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Rescuers assist a survivor pulled out from the ruin of a government building collapsed during an earthquake in Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia.

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A man walks past the ruin of a government building damaged by an earthquake in Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia.

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Rescuers search for victims at the ruin of a building damaged by an earthquake in Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia.

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People react as the body of a relative is retrieved from the ruin of a building at an area affected by an earthquake in Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia. A strong, shallow earthquake shook Indonesia's Sulawesi island just after midnight Friday, toppling homes and buildings, triggering landslides and killing a number of people.

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Rescuers carry a body bag containing a victim of an earthquake in Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia. A strong, shallow earthquake shook Indonesia's Sulawesi island just after midnight Friday, toppling homes and buildings, triggering landslides and killing a number of people.

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Residents inspect earthquake-damaged buildings in Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia. A strong inland and shallow earthquake hit eastern Indonesia early Friday causing people to panic in parts of the country's Sulawesi island and run to higher ground.

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The mother, left, no name given, of 12-year old Laura who was killed by falling rubble during the earthquake, reacts next to buildings damaged in an earthquake in Petrinja, Croatia.

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A man stands amidst the rubble from buildings damaged in an earthquake in Petrinja, Croatia.

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A view of buildings damaged in an earthquake in Petrinja, Croatia.

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Residents inspect damage caused by an earthquake in Sisak, Croatia.

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A resident takes a photograph of the damage caused by an earthquake in Sisak, Croatia.

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People walk through the rubble from buildings damaged in an earthquake in Petrinja, Croatia.

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People walk through debris from buildings damaged in an earthquake in Petrinja, Croatia

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A view of remains of a car covered by debris and buildings damaged in an earthquake in Petrinja, Croatia.

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A view of remains of a building damaged in an earthquake in Petrinja, Croatia.

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Residents remove debris from a street from a building damaged in an earthquake, in Petrinja, Croatia.

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Soldiers inspect the remains of a building damaged in an earthquake, in Petrinja, Croatia.

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Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic, centre, points his finger as he stands next to an elderly woman who was evacuated because of an earthquake, in Petrinja, Croatia.

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A view of a building damaged in an earthquake, in Petrinja, Croatia. A strong earthquake has hit central Croatia and caused major damage and at least one death in a town southeast of the capital.

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Soldiers inspect remains of a building damaged in an earthquake, in Petrinja, Croatia. A strong earthquake has hit central Croatia and caused major damage and at least one death in a town southeast of the capital.

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In this photo provided by the Armenian Prime Minister Press Service via PAN Photo, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan comforts a woman as he visits Gyumri, Armenia to mark the 32nd anniversary of the devastating 1998 earthquake that left 25,000 dead, while some of its survivors are still homeless.

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When her earth shook—Kutch, 2001 Gujarat earthquake

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In this photo provided by the government's Disaster and Emergency Management Agency, a rescue worker holds Ayda Gezgin by the hand in the rubble of a collapsed apartment building in the Turkish coastal city of Izmir, Turkey, after they discovered the young girl alive, four days after a strong earthquake hit Turkey and Greece. The girl, Ayda Gezgin, was seen being taken into an ambulance on Tuesday, wrapped in a thermal blanket, amid the sound of cheers and applause from rescue workers.

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In this photo provided by the government's Search and Rescue agency AFAD, rescue workers, who were trying to reach survivors in the rubble of a collapsed building, surround Ayda Gezgin in the Turkish coastal city of Izmir, Turkey as they pull the young girl out alive from the rubble of a collapsed apartment building four days after a strong earthquake hit Turkey and Greece. The girl, Ayda Gezgin, was seen being taken into an ambulance on Tuesday, wrapped in a thermal blanket, amid the sound of cheers and applause from rescue workers.

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Mourners pray on the graves of Hatice Dogruya and her husband Bayram, both killed at their house when it collapsed after the earthquake, following the funeral procession in Izmir, Turkey. Rescue teams continue ploughing through concrete blocs and debris of collapsed buildings in Turkey's third largest city in search of survivors of a powerful earthquake that struck Turkey's Aegean coast and north of the Greek island of Samos, Friday Oct. 30, killing dozens Hundreds of others were injured.

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Members of rescue services with sniffer dogs search in the debris of a collapsed building for survivors in Izmir, Turkey. Rescue teams continue ploughing through concrete blocs and debris of collapsed buildings in Turkey's third largest city in search of survivors of a powerful earthquake that struck Turkey's Aegean coast and north of the Greek island of Samos, Friday Oct. 30, killing dozens Hundreds of others were injured.

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A member of rescue services with a dog, walks past a destroyed building in Izmir, Turkey. Rescue teams continue ploughing through concrete blocs and debris of collapsed buildings in Turkey's third largest city in search of survivors of a powerful earthquake that struck Turkey's Aegean coast and north of the Greek island of Samos, Friday Oct. 30, killing dozens Hundreds of others were injured.

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A member of rescue services, kneels to listen during the ongoing search for survivors in the debris of a collapsed building in Izmir, Turkey.. A strong earthquake struck Friday in the Aegean Sea between the Turkish coast and the Greek island of Samos, killing several people and injuring hundreds amid collapsed buildings and flooding.

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Kemal Kilicdaroglu, the leader of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party, right, speaks with a survivor rescued from the debris of a collapsed building, in Izmir, Turkey. Three young children and their mother were rescued alive from the rubble of a collapsed building in western Turkey on Saturday, some 23 hours after a powerful earthquake in the Aegean Sea killed several people and injured more than 800 others.

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Kemal Kilicdaroglu, the leader of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party, right, looks at a collapsed building, in Izmir, Turkey. Three young children and their mother were rescued alive from the rubble of a collapsed building in western Turkey on Saturday, some 23 hours after a powerful earthquake in the Aegean Sea killed several people and injured more than 800 others.

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Rescue workers try to save residents trapped in debris of a collapsed building, in Izmir, Turkey. Rescue teams on Saturday ploughed through concrete blocs and debris of eight collapsed buildings in search of survivors of a powerful earthquake that struck Turkey's Aegean coast and north of the Greek island of Samos and killed several people. More than 800 other people were injured.

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A woman rests outside her home for fear of strong aftershocks as rescue workers try to rescue residents trapped in debris of a collapsed building, in Izmir, Turkey.

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Rescue workers try to save residents trapped in debris of a collapsed building, in Izmir, Turkey.

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Seawater covers floods a square after an earthquake at the port of Vathi on the eastern Aegean island of Samos, Greece.

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Seawater covers a square after an earthquake at the port of Vathi on the eastern Aegean island of Samos, Greece.

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Damaged building are seen after an earthquake at the port of Vathi on the eastern Aegean island of Samos, Greece.

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Damaged building are seen after an earthquake at the port of Vathi on the eastern Aegean island of Samos, Greece.

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Members of rescue services search in the debris of a collapsed building for survivors in Izmir, Turkey.

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Members of rescue services remove a body of a victim from the debris of a collapsed building in Izmir, Turkey.

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Rescue workers try to rescue residents trapped in debris of a collapsed building, in Izmir, Turkey.

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Members of rescue services search for survivors in the debris of a collapsed building in Izmir, Turkey.

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Members of rescue services search for survivors in the debris of a collapsed building in Izmir, Turkey.

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Members of rescue services search for survivors in the debris of a collapsed building in Izmir, Turkey.

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Rescue workers try to save residents trapped in debris of a collapsed building, in Izmir, Turkey.

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Rescue workers try to save residents trapped in debris of a collapsed building, in Izmir, Turkey. Rescue teams on Saturday ploughed through concrete blocs and debris of eight collapsed buildings in search of survivors of a powerful earthquake that struck Turkey's Aegean coast and north of the Greek island of Samos, leaving unknown numbers of dead and injured.

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Rescue workers try to save people trapped in the debris of a collapsed building, in Izmir, Turkey. A strong earthquake struck Friday in the Aegean Sea between the Turkish coast and the Greek island of Samos, killing several people and injuring hundreds amid collapsed buildings and flooding, officials said.

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People stand outside their homes in Izmir, Turkey after a strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea has shaken Turkey and Greece. Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency said Friday's earthquake was centered in the Aegean at a depth of 16.5 kilometers (10.3 miles) and registered at a 6.6 magnitude.

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Rescue workers and local people try to save residents trapped in the debris of a collapsed building, in Izmir, Turkey. A strong earthquake struck Friday in the Aegean Sea between the Turkish coast and the Greek island of Samos, collapsing buildings in the city of Izmir in western Turkey, and officials said at least six people were killed and scores were injured.

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People work on a collapsed building, in Izmir, Turkey, after a strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea has shaken Turkey and Greece. Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency said Friday's earthquake was centered in the Aegean at a depth of 16.5 kilometers.

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People gather outside their homes after mild tremors were felt in Borabanda, Hyderabad.

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People brace themselves against a wall during a 7.5 earthquake, in Mexico City. The earthquake centered near the resort of Huatulco in southern Mexico swayed buildings in Mexico City and sent thousands into the streets.

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Juarez public hospital health workers wait on a street after a 7.5 earthquake sent them out from their work areas, in Mexico City.

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Juarez public hospital health workers wait on a street after a 7.5 earthquake sent them out from their work areas, in Mexico City. The earthquake centered near the resort of Huatulco in southern Mexico swayed buildings in Mexico City and sent thousands into the streets.

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Cracks are seen on a building, after an earthquake of 5.3 magnitude hit Mizoram, in Champhai district.

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Debris inside a damaged building, after an earthquake of 5.3 magnitude hit Mizoram, in Champhai district. The tremors were felt in several parts of the state, including state capital Aizawl.

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People move out of their residential colony to an open area following an earthquake, in Ahmedabad.

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People move out of their apartments and compounds to an open area following an earthquake, in Ahmedabad.

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People move out of their apartments and compounds to an open area following an earthquake, in Ahmedabad.

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The glass window of a furniture shop damaged during an earthquake, in Rohtak.

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People stand outside their houses after an earthquake, at Bohar in Rohtak.

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This photo provided by the Nevada Highway Patrol shows earthquake damage that has U.S. Highway 95 closed for repairs after a magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck early Friday in a remote area west of Tonopah. Trooper Hannah DeGoey and local sheriff's offices reported no injuries following the 4 a.m. temblor. DeGoey said crews were working to reopen the main highway between Las Vegas and Reno.

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City workers, wearing protective face masks as a precaution against the spread of the new coronavirus, remove debris caused by a 5.4-magnitude earthquake, in Ponce, Puerto Rico. The quake hit near southern Puerto Rico, jolting many from their beds on an island where some people still remain in shelters from previous quakes earlier this year.

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A man inspects the damage caused by an earthquake in Zagreb, Croatia.

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People carry incubators for newborn babies as the hospital is evacuated after an earthquake in Zagreb, Croatia.

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People rest in park after an earthquake in Zagreb, Croatia.

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A car is crushed by falling debris after an earthquake in Zagreb, Croatia.

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Cars crushed by falling debris after an earthquake in Zagreb, Croatia.

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A car is crushed by falling debris after an earthquake in Zagreb, Croatia.

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A bicycle is crushed by falling debris after an earthquake in Zagreb, Croatia.

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A car is crushed by falling debris after an earthquake in Zagreb, Croatia.

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Firefighters carry a person on a stretcher after an earthquake in Zagreb, Croatia.

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A collapsed wall leaves an exposed home and crushed cars after an earthquake in Zagreb, Croatia.

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One of the damaged spires, right, of Zagreb's iconic cathedral is seen after an earthquake in Zagreb, Croatia. The cathedral was rebuilt after it toppled in the 1880 earthquake. A strong earthquake shook Croatia and its capital on Sunday, causing widespread damage and panic.

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Adam Hiscock and Emily Kleber, both hazards geologists for the Geological Survey document the extensive cracks that formed along the road to the Great Salt Lake Marina in Utah following Wednesday's earthquake.

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An empty Salt Lake International Airport is shown after operations at Salt Lake City International Airport came to a halt and the control tower and concourses were evacuated following an earthquake in Salt Lake City. A 5.7-magnitude earthquake shook Salt Lake City and its suburbs early Wednesday, sending spooked residents fleeing their homes, knocking out power and bringing the city's light rail system to a halt. Planes headed to Salt Lake City were diverted while officials conducted a runway inspection. Police blocked the road to the airport, allowing in only those who were picking up passengers.

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, observes a moment of silence at 2:46 p.m. when a magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck off Japan's northeastern coast nine years ago, at the prime minister's office in Tokyo.

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Emergency workers embrace each other as they gather to pay respect for the victims of Friday's earthquake before the search-and-rescue mission was formally called off, in Elazig, eastern Turkey. Turkish emergency teams on Monday recovered the bodies of the last two missing quake victims from the rubble of a collapsed building, raising the death toll from the powerful tremor that hit eastern Turkey to 41. The magnitude 6.8 earthquake that struck Friday night also injured more than 1,600 others, authorities said.

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Rescue workers continue to look for people trapped under debris following a strong earthquake that destroyed several buildings on Friday, in Elazig.

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In this image taken from video made available by Ankara Municipality Fire Department shows a rescuer pulling out a girl from the rubble of a collapsed building, in Elazig, Turkey. A two-year-old girl and her mother were pulled from the rubble of an apartment building on Saturday more than 24 hours after an earthquake struck eastern Turkey. Various earthquake monitoring centres gave magnitudes of the quake ranging from 6.5 to 6.8.

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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan carries a coffin of a victim after an earthquake hit Elazig, eastern Turkey, during the funeral procession for Salih Civelek and Aysegul Civelek.

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Rescuers work on searching for people buried under the rubble on a collapsed building, after an earthquake struck Elazig, eastern Turkey. Rescue workers were continuing to search for people buried under the rubble of apartment blocks in Elazig and neighbouring Malatya. Mosques, schools, sports halls and student dormitories were opened for hundreds who left their homes after the quake.

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