ITALY QUAKE

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Search and rescue efforts continue following a 6.2 earthquake in central Italy, killing at least 21 people.

Dozens are missing or feared dead. The first tremor struck around 3:30 a.m. local time near Norcia, Italy,

Residents of the tiny town, which is 100 miles from Rome have felt least 11 tremors in what is described as a high aftershock rate.

At least 38 dead in Italian earthquake: civil protection http://reut.rs/2bMnsfE via @Reuters

6.2-magnitude quake hits Italy: Live updates @CNN http://cnn.it/2bDcVVg

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Global Quakes

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The 6.0 earthquake shook central Italy was followed hours later by a magnitude 6.8 temblor in Myanmar.

The following is a list compiled by The AP and supported by data from US Geological Survey of the world's deadliest earthquakes since 2000:

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April 16, 2016: A magnitude 7.8 earthquake on Ecuador's central coast near the town of Muisne kills more than 660 people.

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April 25, 2015: A magnitude 7.8 earthquake in Nepal kills more than 8,000 people.

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Aug. 3, 2014: More than 700 people die in a magnitude 6.2-quake near Wenping, China.

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