September 6, 2013
'An aerial picture shows the view of Minxian after a 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit the county in Gansu province, on July 22, 2013’

'An aerial picture shows the view of Minxian after a 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit the county in Gansu province, on July 22, 2013

May 22, 2012
Overturned shelves of Parmesan cheese wheels in a cheese factory in San Giovanni, Italy, on May 21. 2012, following an earthquake the day before. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno) All that poor delicious cheese

Overturned shelves of Parmesan cheese wheels in a cheese factory in San Giovanni, Italy, on May 21. 2012, following an earthquake the day before. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno) All that poor delicious cheese

January 11, 2012
Two men play cards in a house that was destroyed by the earthquake in the Fort Nationale neighborhood of Port-au-Prince, on November 23, 2011.
Almost two years after an earthquake devastated Haiti, less than half the $4.6 billion in pledged aid has been distributed and political squabbling is threatening to bringing a coordinated reconstruction efforts to an abrupt halt. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa) #img 38 MORE/Source

Two men play cards in a house that was destroyed by the earthquake in the Fort Nationale neighborhood of Port-au-Prince, on November 23, 2011.

Almost two years after an earthquake devastated Haiti, less than half the $4.6 billion in pledged aid has been distributed and political squabbling is threatening to bringing a coordinated reconstruction efforts to an abrupt halt. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa) #img 38 MORE/Source

July 12, 2011
Seismograms - sheet no. 3. Earthquake Investigation Commission. Photo. lith. by A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore, Md. (Carnegie Institution of Washington. 1908) (detail)
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Seismograms - sheet no. 3. Earthquake Investigation Commission. Photo. lith. by A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore, Md. (Carnegie Institution of Washington. 1908) (detail)

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March 13, 2011
A man holding a dog walks on a street in Kesennuma city, Miyagi prefecture on March 12 2011

A man holding a dog walks on a street in Kesennuma city, Miyagi prefecture on March 12 2011

March 11, 2011
Giant fireballs rise from a burning oil refinery in Ichihara, Chiba Prefecture (state) after Japan was struck by a strong earthquake off its northeastern coast. (Kyodo News/Associated Press)

Giant fireballs rise from a burning oil refinery in Ichihara, Chiba Prefecture (state) after Japan was struck by a strong earthquake off its northeastern coast. (Kyodo News/Associated Press)

March 11, 2011
Tsunami swirls near a port in Oarai, Ibaraki Prefecture (state) after Japan was struck by a strong earthquake off its northeastern coast Friday, March 11, 2011
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Tsunami swirls near a port in Oarai, Ibaraki Prefecture (state) after Japan was struck by a strong earthquake off its northeastern coast Friday, March 11, 2011

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November 3, 2010