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See photos and videos from devastating earthquake that struck Morocco

People mourn in front of the body of a victim killed in an earthquake in Moulay Brahim, Al Haouz province, on September 9, 2023.FADEL SENNA/AFP via Getty Images

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck Morocco on Friday night, killing more than 2,800 people. The death toll is expected to rise as rescuers search for people trapped in the rubble of toppled buildings. The quake was the strongest to hit the area in more than a century, according to the US Geological Survey.

See photos and videos of the damage the earthquake has left.

A person walks through the rubble of the Jewish quarter of Amizmiz, Morocco.Sima Diab/For The Washington Post
Men stand in front of their house as they erect a temporary shelter in Douar Tnirt village in the Atlas Mountains in the hard-hit Al Haouz province, Morocco.SERGEY PONOMAREV/NYT
A man digs through the rubble for his relatives who are still missing in the rubble of their house in Douar Tnirt village in the Atlas Mountains in the hard-hit Al Haouz province, Morocco.SERGEY PONOMAREV/NYT
A woman walks past destroyed houses after an earthquake in the mountain village of Tafeghaghte, southwest of the city of Marrakesh, on Sept. 9.FADEL SENNA/AFP via Getty Images
A woman reacts standing infront of her earthquake-damaged house in the old city in Marrakesh. FADEL SENNA/AFP via Getty Images
Moroccan Royal Armed Forces evacuate a body from a house destroyed in an earthquake in the mountain village of Tafeghaghte, southwest of Marrakesh. FADEL SENNA/AFP via Getty Images
The minaret of a mosque stands behind damaged or destroyed houses following the earthquake in Moulay Brahim, Al-Haouz province.FADEL SENNA/AFP via Getty Images
People mourn in front of the body of an earthquake victim in Moulay Brahim, Al Haouz province. FADEL SENNA/AFP via Getty Images
Rescue workers search for survivors in a collapsed house in Moulay Brahim, Al Haouz province, on Saturday.FADEL SENNA/AFP via Getty Images
A resident looks at a damaged building following a 6.8-magnitude quake in Marrakesh. FADEL SENNA/AFP via Getty Images
A resident navigates through the rubble following a 6.8-magnitude quake in Marrakesh. FADEL SENNA/AFP via Getty Images
Residents stay out at a square in Marrakesh on Saturday after the earthquake. FADEL SENNA/AFP via Getty Images
Residents take shelter ouside at a square following the earthquake in Marrakesh. FADEL SENNA/AFP via Getty Images
Damage to El Bahia Palace in Marrakech, Morocco, Sept. 13, 2023. SERGEY PONOMAREV/NYT
The wreckage of the historic Great Mosque of Tinmal in the village of Tinmel, in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco, on Friday, Sept. 15, 2023. NARIMAN EL-MOFTY/NYT
People displaced by the earthquake stand outside their tents in the town of Amizmiz, outside Marrakech, Morocco, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023. Mosa'ab Elshamy/Associated Press
Children walk through the rubble of their town of Amizmiz which was damaged by the earthquake, outside Marrakech, Morocco, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023. Mosa'ab Elshamy/Associated Press
A young boy eats his meal in front of tent at a temporary camp set up for earthquake survivors, in Amizmiz in Morocco's High Atlas mountain range on September 14, 2023. FADEL SENNA/AFP via Getty Images
An earthquake survivor looks for belongings amidst destruction in the earthquake-hit village of Ardouz, in Morocco's Amizmiz region on September 14, 2023. FETHI BELAID/AFP via Getty Images
Women prepare tea inside a tent set up as a temporary shelter for earthquake survivors in a village near Amizmiz in central Morocco on Sept. 13, 2023. BULENT KILIC/AFP via Getty Images