Deadly Earthquake Strikes Ecuador

A 7.8-magnitude earthquake rattled Ecuador's central coast Saturday night, killing at least 238 people and injuring over 1,500 more.

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Relatives mourn the loss of their family members, victims of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake, during a funeral service in Portoviejo, Ecuador, Monday, April 18, 2016.
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A woman cries as she stands next to house destroyed by the earthquake in the Pacific coastal town of Pedernales, Ecuador, Sunday, April 17, 2016. The strongest earthquake to hit Ecuador in decades flattened buildings and buckled highways along its Pacific coast, sending the Andean nation into a state of emergency.
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This picture shows people resting in a park after an earthquake in the city of Guayaquil on April 17, 2016.
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A powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake damaged portions of Ecuador on April 17, 2016.
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Residents walk on a street amid destroyed buildings following an earthquake, April 16, 2016, in Guayaquil, Ecuador.
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A bulldozer moves rubble after an earthquake in Portoviejo, Ecuador, Sunday, April 17, 2016.
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Firemen carry a body from a collapsed buiding in Pedernales, Ecuador, Sunday, April 17, 2016.
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A rescue worker looks as heavy machinery removes the debris of a collapsed building in Portoviejo, Ecuador, Sunday April 17, 2016.
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Relatives of the missing demand information from firefighters in Pedernales, Ecuador, Sunday, April 17, 2016.
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Rescue workers search a collapsed building in Manta, Ecuador, Sunday April 17, 2016. A powerful, 7.8-magnitude earthquake shook Ecuador's central coast on Saturday, killing hundreds and spreading panic as it collapsed homes.
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Boys cry as they find out that their sister has been killed in an earthquake in Pedernales, Ecuador, Sunday, April 17, 2016. The strongest earthquake to hit Ecuador in decades flattened buildings and buckled highways along its Pacific coast, sending the Andean nation into a state of emergency.
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Quito Firefighters search in rubble for survivors a day after a powerful magnitude-7.8 earthquake hit Ecuador Saturday.
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A control tower collapsed at the Manta airport after a powerful 7.8 earthquake hit Ecuador.
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Rubble from a collapsed building lays on the ground in Tarqui, the business district of Manta, Ecuador, Sunday, April 17, 2016. A powerful, 7.8-magnitude earthquake shook Ecuador's central coast on Saturday, killing hundreds.
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Quito Firefighters search in rubble for survivors a day after a powerful magnitude-7.8 earthquake hit Ecuador.
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Road damage in Perdernales, Ecuador after a deadly earthquake rattled the Andean nation into a state of emergency.
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Men cry as they sit amid the debris of their earthquake-demolished house in Pedernales, Ecuador, Sunday, April 17, 2016. The strongest earthquake to hit Ecuador in decades flattened buildings and buckled highways along its Pacific coast, sending the Andean nation into a state of emergency.
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Ecuador specialized search units look for survivors in rescue efforts after the strongest earthquake to hit Ecuador in decades flattened buildings and buckled highways along its Pacific coast, sending the Andean nation into a state of emergency.
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Ecuador specialized search units look for survivors in rescue efforts after the strongest earthquake to hit Ecuador in decades flattened buildings and buckled highways along its Pacific coast, sending the Andean nation into a state of emergency.
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A control tower collapsed at the Manta airport after a powerful 7.8 earthquake hit Ecuador.
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Damage at the Manta airport after a powerful 7.8 earthquake hit Ecuador.
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Rescue crews and Red Cross paramedics are heading to remote areas of Ecuador where severe damage was reported following the magnitude-7.8 quake Saturday.
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Police officers stand next to a collapsed overpass in Guayaquil, Ecuador, Saturday April 16, 2016. The strongest earthquake to hit Ecuador in decades flattened buildings and buckled highways along the country's coast, killing at least 41 people and causing damage hundreds of miles (kilometers) away from the epicenter in the capital and other major cities.
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