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Photos: Morocco’s Devastating Earthquake, It’s Biggest In 120 Years

Posted on AllSides September 9th, 2023
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Morocco’s biggest earthquake in at least 120 years devastated an area just south of the historic city of Marrakesh, leaving behind wrenching images of toppled buildings, with entire neighborhoods reduced to rubble, and leaving a rapidly growing death toll. (Related: Updated report on Morocco’s earthquake). The 6.8 Magnitude earthquake, which struck roughly 70 miles south of Marrakesh in the country’s High Atlas Mountains, was the strongest to hit the region since 1900, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, which described the area as one where major earthquakes are “uncommon” but...

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