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The deadly major quake struck the Middle East Sunday evening local time.

Deadly quake devastates mountain region in central Italy

epaselect epa05508238 An injured woman (C) is carried by rescuers amid the rubble of collapsed buildings in Amatrice, central Italy, 24 August 2016, following a 6.2 magnitude earthquake, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), that struck at around 3:30 am local time (1:30 am GMT). The quake was felt across a broad section of central Italy, including the capital Rome where people in homes in the historic center felt a long swaying followed by aftershocks. According to reports at least 21 people died in the quake, 11 in Lazio and 10 in Marche regions.  EPA/MASSIMO PERCOSSI

5.2 earthquake hits Southern California — are more to come?


Magnitude-7.8 earthquake hits Ecuador; at least 1 dead

Damage from the earthquake in Esmeraldas City, Ecuador on Saturday, April 16.

The latest quake struck just west-southwest of Kumamoto-shi and about 8 miles south-southeast of Ueki Major earthquake strikes southern Japan

People still trapped in buildings


Rescuers in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan pulled out 221 people from two residential high-rises that collapsed when a shallow 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck before dawn Saturday, leaving still others trapped inside