Guatemala Earthquake Aftermath:

A 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck off the Pacific coast of Guatemala in the morning of Wednesday Nov. 7 2012. 

The strongest earthquake since 1976 for the nation left at least 52 dead and thousands

of others without homes, electricity and water. San Marcos department, located atthe border with Mexico was the hardest hit area.

(left) Seven-year-old Yorleny Barrrios sits by the rubble of her house

destroyed by a 7.4 earthquake struck Guatemala Wednesday Nov. 7.

The families of five, including a 10-day-old newborn, all survived

and sleep in a makeshift tent at nearby their destroyed house. San Jose El Recreo,

San Marcos, Guatemala.

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