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Earthquakes strike Japan

Updated 4:36 PM ET, Tue April 19, 2016
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Rescuers prepare to remove the body of a woman found in a house destroyed by a mudslide in Minamiaso on Tuesday, April 19, in the aftermath of a 7.0-magnitude quake on Kyushu Island. The same region was hit by a 6.2-magnitude quake on Thursday, April 14. Carl Court/Getty Images
Japan Self-Defense Forces prepare relief supplies delivered by a U.S Marine Corp Osprey on April 19 in Minamiaso. Carl Court/Getty Images
Japanese troops search for victims in Minamiaso on Monday, April 18. JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images
Vehicles line up to refuel at a gas station in Aso, Japan, on April 18. Yuki Sato/Kyodo News via AP
Police officers conduct a search operation at the site of a landslide caused by the quake in Minamiaso on Sunday, April 17. Yohei Fukai/Kyodo News via AP
Residents walk down a street on April 17 surrounded by destroyed homes in Mashiki, Japan. KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images
Soldiers search for survivors at a collapsed apartment in Minamiaso on April 17. JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images
A road collapsed in a landslide caused by earthquakes in Minamiaso on April 17. KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images
Students and soldiers unload food from helicopters at the isolated Tokai University campus on April 17. JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images
A rescue team removes a man from his damaged house house on April 16 in Kumamoto. Taro Karibe/Getty Images AsiaPac/Getty Images
Damaged houses are seen after an earthquake in Mashiki. "This is the worst thing that could happen to us," said Shigeru Morita, an official in the town. Yusuke Ogata/Kyodo News/AP
Evacuees wait for food at an entrance of the Kumamoto City Hall on April 16. KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images
An earthquake caused a landslide in Minamiaso in Kumamoto Prefecture. Kyodo News/AP
Residents look for an access to their homes on a road blocked by a collapsed house in Mashiki on April 16. Naoya Osato/Kyodo News/AP
The tremors appear to have caused extensive damage, overturning cars, splitting roads and triggering a landslide, as shown by CNN affiliate TV Asahi footage. Kyodo NewsAP
Rescue workers take care of a woman suffering from shock at the evacuation center at the Mashiki Town Gymnasium on Saturday, April 16, in Kumamoto, Japan. Taro Karibe/Getty Images
A severely damaged building in Kumamoto leans to one side on April 16 after the earthquake. Koji Harada/Kyodo News/AP
Medical staff prepare to evacuate patients from the hospital in Kumamoto City on April 16, over fears it could collapse as a wave of aftershocks hit the area. KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images
A road damaged by the 7.0 magnitude earthquake is seen on April 16 in Mashiki, Kumamoto, Japan. Taro Karibe/Getty Images
A police rescue team searches a damaged house for earthquake survivors Friday, April 15, in Mashiki, Japan. Koji Ueda/AP
A woman cleans up in front of her collapsed house in Mashiki on April 15. KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images
A house in Mashiki teeters after the quake. Kyodo/Newscom
A man takes a picture of a damaged stone wall at Kumamoto Castle, in the city of Kumamoto, on April 15. JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images
Smoke rises from burned houses in Mashiki on April 15. JIJI PRESS/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
A woman rides a scooter in front of a collapsed house in Mashiki on April 15. Masterpress/Getty Images
An aerial view shows damage at Kumamoto Castle on April 15. JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images
Kumamoto Castle is a major tourism destination and one of Japan's important cultural properties. Masterpress/Getty Images AsiaPac/Getty Images
A resident passes by a toppled vending machine in Kumamoto on April 15. Taro Karibe/Getty Images AsiaPac/Getty Images
A man stands in front of his collapsed house in Mashiki on April 15. KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images
A rescue worker carries an 8-month-old girl after she was pulled from rubble in Mashiki on April 15. Kumamoto Prefectural Police/AFP/Getty Images