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Firefighters watch as colleagues with heavy equipment excavate... News PhotoAccidents and Disasters,Buried,Colleague,Earthquake,Equipment,Fear,Firefighter,Guatemala,Guatemala City,Horizontal,Kilometer,People,Rescue Worker,Sand,Searching,WatchingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPFirefighters watch as colleagues with heavy equipment excavate searching people feared buried at a sand mine by an earthquake on the eve, in San Marcos, 260 km from Guatemala City, on November 8, 2012. A 7.4-magnitude earthquake rocked southwestern Guatemala on Wednesday, killing 48 people and injuring another 150 while more were missing as homes crumbled. The earthquake also rattled nerves in neighboring Mexico and El Salvador, sparking a tsunami alert on the Salvadoran coast and evacuations from offices, homes and schools as far north as Mexico City. AFP PHOTO/Johan ORDONEZ (Photo credit should read JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images)