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Rescuers are racing to find survivors after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck central Italy early Wednesday, killing at least 38 people.

A look at the scene:

Rescuers searched for survivors in the rubble of Amatrice.
Rescuers searched for survivors in the rubble of Amatrice. Alessandra Tarantino/Associated Press
A woman held a dog in her arms as she walked among the rubble of Amatrice.
A woman held a dog in her arms as she walked among the rubble of Amatrice.Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images
A man leaned on the rubble of buildings in Amatrice, Italy, destroyed in Wednesday’s earthquake.
A man leaned on the rubble of buildings in Amatrice, Italy, destroyed in Wednesday’s earthquake.Massimo Percossi/ANSA/AP
Alessandra Tarantino/Associated Press
A nun in Amatrice lay near a ladder as she checked her cellphone.
A nun in Amatrice lay near a ladder as she checked her cellphone.Massimo Percossi/ANSA/AP
The post office in Arcuata del Tronto, in central Italy, was surrounded by rubble after Wednesday’s 6.2-magnitude earthquake.
The post office in Arcuata del Tronto, in central Italy, was surrounded by rubble after Wednesday’s 6.2-magnitude earthquake.Sandro Perozzi/Associated Press
A rescuer helped a person exit through a window in Amatrice.
A rescuer helped a person exit through a window in Amatrice.Remo Casilli/Reuters
Residents of Norcia, a town in central Italy, spent the night outdoors after the early morning tremblor.
Residents of Norcia, a town in central Italy, spent the night outdoors after the early morning tremblor.Matteo Crocchioni/European Pressphoto Agency
A home in Accumuli di Rieti, in central Italy, suffered severe damage.
A home in Accumuli di Rieti, in central Italy, suffered severe damage.Steve Scherer/Reuters
People walk along a road in Amatrice following the quake.
People walk along a road in Amatrice following the quake.Remo Casilli/Reuters
Resucers and residents cleared debris while trying to search homes in Amatrice.
Resucers and residents cleared debris while trying to search homes in Amatrice.Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images
A woman was distraught after observing the damage in Amatrice.
A woman was distraught after observing the damage in Amatrice.Remo Casilli/Reuters
Emergency crews carried carry a man from the rubble in Amatrice.
Emergency crews carried carry a man from the rubble in Amatrice.Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images
An overhead view of the town of Amatrice after the earthquake.
An overhead view of the town of Amatrice after the earthquake.Vigili del Fuoco/Reuters
A damaged bust lay on the ground in Accumoli di Rieti.
A damaged bust lay on the ground in Accumoli di Rieti.Steve Scherer/Reuters
People in Amatrice saw lots of destruction.
People in Amatrice saw lots of destruction.Remo Casilli/Reuters
A man wrapped in a blanket looked on as a rescuer with a dog searched for signs of survival in Amatrice.
A man wrapped in a blanket looked on as a rescuer with a dog searched for signs of survival in Amatrice.Emiliano Grillotti/Reuters
The earthquake knocked out power to the small town.
The earthquake knocked out power to the small town.Emiliano Grillotti/Reuters