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Earthquakes strike Japan and Ecuador

Police officers conduct a search operation at an earthquake-damaged house in Mashiki, Kumamoto prefecture, Japan Sunday, April 17. After two nights of earthquakes, flattened houses and triggered major landslides in southern Japan, 91,000 people had evacuated from their homes, according to a Kumamoto prefectural official.

Ryosuke Ozawa/Kyodo News via AP

Police officers conduct a search operation at an earthquake-damaged house in Mashiki, Kumamoto prefecture, Japan Sunday, April 17. After two nights of earthquakes, flattened houses and triggered major landslides in southern Japan, 91,000 people had evacuated from their homes, according to a Kumamoto prefectural official.