The Kumamoto earthquake: 10 Days Later (31 images)

On April 25, 2016, ten days after the area was rocked by a massive 7.0-magnitude earthquake, Japan's Kumamoto prefecture begins to clean up from the destruction and slowly rebuild its communities.
Updated: April 26, 2016 at 12:21 PM
A temporary bathroom set up by the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force at Ichinomiya elementary school in Aso, Kumamoto, Japan on April 26, 2016. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the area on April 16, 2016. Photo by Keizo Mori/UPI
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Mother and child pray in front of the collapsed "Romon" (tower gate) at the Aso Shrine in Aso, Kumamoto prefecture, Japan on April 26, 2016. The Aso Shrine is one of the oldest in Japan. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the area on April 16, 2016. Photo by Keizo Mori/UPI
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Members of Japan's Maritime Self Defense Force remove rubble from the street in Kumamoto, Japan, on April 25, 2016. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the area on April 16, 2016. Photo by Keizo Mori/UPI
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Member of Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force walk past the remains of a collapsed house in Kumamoto, Japan, on April 25, 2016. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the area on April 16, 2016. Photo by Keizo Mori/UPI
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A dog watches over a collapsed house in Minamiaso, Kumamoto, japan on April 26, 2016. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the area on April 16, 2016. Photo by Keizo Mori/UPI
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People displaced by the earthquake are housed at the Mashiki gymnasium in Mashiki, Kumamoto, Japan, on April 25, 2016. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the area on April 16, 2016. Photo by Keizo Mori/UPI
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Roof tiles of a castle tower crumbled by the earthquake are seen at Kumamoto Castle in Kumamoto prefecture, Japan, on April 25, 2016. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the area on April 16, 2016. Photo by Keizo Mori/UPI
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