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Morocco earthquake: 632 killed as buildings damaged

A powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck Morocco on Friday night, killing at least 632 people and injuring over 1,000. The earthquake was felt as far away as Spain.

The epicenter of the earthquake was located in the Chichaoua Province, about 72 kilometers (44 miles) southwest of Marrakesh. The earthquake caused widespread damage in the region, including the collapse of buildings, roads, and bridges. Many people are still missing and the death toll is expected to rise.

This is the strongest earthquake to hit Morocco in over a century. The last major earthquake in Morocco occurred in 1909, killing over 10,000 people.


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