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Strong earthquake off Guatemala kills at least 48

Rescuers carry the body of one of the seven victims killed in a landslide after a 7.4-magnitude earthquake in El Recreo, in the outskirts of San Pedro Sacatepequez in the San Marcos region, about 250 km (120 miles) south of Guatemala City, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez

Rescuers carry the body of one of the seven victims killed in a landslide after a 7.4-magnitude earthquake in El Recreo, in the outskirts of San Pedro Sacatepequez in the San Marcos region, about 250 km (120 miles) south of Guatemala City, November...more

Rescuers carry the body of one of the seven victims killed in a landslide after a 7.4-magnitude earthquake in El Recreo, in the outskirts of San Pedro Sacatepequez in the San Marcos region, about 250 km (120 miles) south of Guatemala City, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez
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A police officer talks on a mobile phone outside a police station damaged after a 7.4-magnitude earthquake in San Pedro Sacatepequez in the San Marcos region, about 250 km (120 miles) south of Guatemala City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez

A police officer talks on a mobile phone outside a police station damaged after a 7.4-magnitude earthquake in San Pedro Sacatepequez in the San Marcos region, about 250 km (120 miles) south of Guatemala City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez

A police officer talks on a mobile phone outside a police station damaged after a 7.4-magnitude earthquake in San Pedro Sacatepequez in the San Marcos region, about 250 km (120 miles) south of Guatemala City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez
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A videographer records footage of the damage outside a police station after a 7.4-magnitude earthquake in San Pedro Sacatepequez in the San Marcos region, about 250 km (120 miles) south of Guatemala City, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez

A videographer records footage of the damage outside a police station after a 7.4-magnitude earthquake in San Pedro Sacatepequez in the San Marcos region, about 250 km (120 miles) south of Guatemala City, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez

A videographer records footage of the damage outside a police station after a 7.4-magnitude earthquake in San Pedro Sacatepequez in the San Marcos region, about 250 km (120 miles) south of Guatemala City, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez
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A worker moves food rations before they are further transported to earthquake-affected areas, at Guatemala's emergency agency CONRED in Guatemala City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/William Gularte

A worker moves food rations before they are further transported to earthquake-affected areas, at Guatemala's emergency agency CONRED in Guatemala City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/William Gularte

A worker moves food rations before they are further transported to earthquake-affected areas, at Guatemala's emergency agency CONRED in Guatemala City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/William Gularte
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Two people walk past the city's jail, which was evacuated after a 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck on Wednesday, in San Marcos, in the San Marcos region, about 250 km (155 miles) south of Guatemala City, November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez

Two people walk past the city's jail, which was evacuated after a 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck on Wednesday, in San Marcos, in the San Marcos region, about 250 km (155 miles) south of Guatemala City, November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez

Two people walk past the city's jail, which was evacuated after a 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck on Wednesday, in San Marcos, in the San Marcos region, about 250 km (155 miles) south of Guatemala City, November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez
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The body of a man, who was killed in a 7.4-magnitude earthquake, lies on a table at a funeral home in San Pedro Sacatepequez in the San Marcos region, about 250 km (120 miles) south of Guatemala City, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez

The body of a man, who was killed in a 7.4-magnitude earthquake, lies on a table at a funeral home in San Pedro Sacatepequez in the San Marcos region, about 250 km (120 miles) south of Guatemala City, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez

The body of a man, who was killed in a 7.4-magnitude earthquake, lies on a table at a funeral home in San Pedro Sacatepequez in the San Marcos region, about 250 km (120 miles) south of Guatemala City, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez
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The bodies of two of the seven victims killed in a landslide, are seen covered after a 7.4-magnitude earthquake in El Recreo, in the outskirts of San Pedro Sacatepequez in the San Marcos region, about 250 km (120 miles) south of Guatemala City, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez

The bodies of two of the seven victims killed in a landslide, are seen covered after a 7.4-magnitude earthquake in El Recreo, in the outskirts of San Pedro Sacatepequez in the San Marcos region, about 250 km (120 miles) south of Guatemala City,...more

The bodies of two of the seven victims killed in a landslide, are seen covered after a 7.4-magnitude earthquake in El Recreo, in the outskirts of San Pedro Sacatepequez in the San Marcos region, about 250 km (120 miles) south of Guatemala City, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez
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Funeral home workers carry the body of a man killed in a 7.4-magnitude earthquake in San Pedro Sacatepequez in the San Marcos region, about 250 km (120 miles) south of Guatemala City, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez

Funeral home workers carry the body of a man killed in a 7.4-magnitude earthquake in San Pedro Sacatepequez in the San Marcos region, about 250 km (120 miles) south of Guatemala City, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez

Funeral home workers carry the body of a man killed in a 7.4-magnitude earthquake in San Pedro Sacatepequez in the San Marcos region, about 250 km (120 miles) south of Guatemala City, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez
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Two people try to identify the body of a relative who was killed in a 7.4-magnitude earthquake, at a funeral home in San Pedro Sacatepequez in the San Marcos region, about 250 km (120 miles) south of Guatemala City, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez

Two people try to identify the body of a relative who was killed in a 7.4-magnitude earthquake, at a funeral home in San Pedro Sacatepequez in the San Marcos region, about 250 km (120 miles) south of Guatemala City, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge...more

Two people try to identify the body of a relative who was killed in a 7.4-magnitude earthquake, at a funeral home in San Pedro Sacatepequez in the San Marcos region, about 250 km (120 miles) south of Guatemala City, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez
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Office workers gather on Paseo de la Reforma avenue, after being evacuated from the Senate building, after an earthquake in Mexico City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

Office workers gather on Paseo de la Reforma avenue, after being evacuated from the Senate building, after an earthquake in Mexico City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

Office workers gather on Paseo de la Reforma avenue, after being evacuated from the Senate building, after an earthquake in Mexico City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo
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Workers load food rations for they are further transported to earthquake-affected areas, at Guatemala's emergency agency CONRED in Guatemala City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/William Gularte

Workers load food rations for they are further transported to earthquake-affected areas, at Guatemala's emergency agency CONRED in Guatemala City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/William Gularte

Workers load food rations for they are further transported to earthquake-affected areas, at Guatemala's emergency agency CONRED in Guatemala City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/William Gularte
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Office workers gather on Paseo de la Reforma avenue, after being evacuated from the Senate building, after an earthquake in Mexico City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

Office workers gather on Paseo de la Reforma avenue, after being evacuated from the Senate building, after an earthquake in Mexico City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

Office workers gather on Paseo de la Reforma avenue, after being evacuated from the Senate building, after an earthquake in Mexico City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo
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Office workers gather on Paseo de la Reforma avenue, after being evacuated from a building, after an earthquake in Mexico City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

Office workers gather on Paseo de la Reforma avenue, after being evacuated from a building, after an earthquake in Mexico City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

Office workers gather on Paseo de la Reforma avenue, after being evacuated from a building, after an earthquake in Mexico City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo
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People from surrounding office buildings gather at the Monument to the Revolution during an earthquake evacuation in Mexico City November 7, 2012. A strong earthquake off the coast of Guatemala on Wednesday shook buildings in Guatemala City and San Salvador and was felt as far away as Mexico City, Reuters witnesses said. REUTERS/Bernardo Montoya

People from surrounding office buildings gather at the Monument to the Revolution during an earthquake evacuation in Mexico City November 7, 2012. A strong earthquake off the coast of Guatemala on Wednesday shook buildings in Guatemala City and San...more

People from surrounding office buildings gather at the Monument to the Revolution during an earthquake evacuation in Mexico City November 7, 2012. A strong earthquake off the coast of Guatemala on Wednesday shook buildings in Guatemala City and San Salvador and was felt as far away as Mexico City, Reuters witnesses said. REUTERS/Bernardo Montoya
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A woman talks on the phone as she gathers with others on Paseo de la Reforma avenue, after being evacuated from a building, after an earthquake in Mexico City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

A woman talks on the phone as she gathers with others on Paseo de la Reforma avenue, after being evacuated from a building, after an earthquake in Mexico City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

A woman talks on the phone as she gathers with others on Paseo de la Reforma avenue, after being evacuated from a building, after an earthquake in Mexico City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo
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A firefighter inspects the facade of a building after an earthquake in Mexico City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

A firefighter inspects the facade of a building after an earthquake in Mexico City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

A firefighter inspects the facade of a building after an earthquake in Mexico City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo
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People stand outside the building of the supreme court after an evacuation due to an earthquake, in Guatemala City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/William Gularte

People stand outside the building of the supreme court after an evacuation due to an earthquake, in Guatemala City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/William Gularte

People stand outside the building of the supreme court after an evacuation due to an earthquake, in Guatemala City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/William Gularte
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People rush down the staircase while evacuating the building of the supreme court after an earthquake in Guatemala City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/William Gularte

People rush down the staircase while evacuating the building of the supreme court after an earthquake in Guatemala City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/William Gularte

People rush down the staircase while evacuating the building of the supreme court after an earthquake in Guatemala City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/William Gularte
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People from surrounding office buildings gather at the Monument to the Revolution during an earthquake evacuation in Mexico City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Bernardo Montoya

People from surrounding office buildings gather at the Monument to the Revolution during an earthquake evacuation in Mexico City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Bernardo Montoya

People from surrounding office buildings gather at the Monument to the Revolution during an earthquake evacuation in Mexico City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Bernardo Montoya
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People rush down the staircase while evacuating the building of the supreme court after an earthquake, in Guatemala City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/William Gularte

People rush down the staircase while evacuating the building of the supreme court after an earthquake, in Guatemala City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/William Gularte

People rush down the staircase while evacuating the building of the supreme court after an earthquake, in Guatemala City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/William Gularte
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People stand outside the building of the supreme court after an evacuation due to an earthquake, in Guatemala City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/William Gularte

People stand outside the building of the supreme court after an evacuation due to an earthquake, in Guatemala City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/William Gularte

People stand outside the building of the supreme court after an evacuation due to an earthquake, in Guatemala City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/William Gularte
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People try to make calls on their mobile phones after an evacuation due to an earthquake, in Guatemala City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez

People try to make calls on their mobile phones after an evacuation due to an earthquake, in Guatemala City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez

People try to make calls on their mobile phones after an evacuation due to an earthquake, in Guatemala City November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez
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