Ten days after the earthquake hit the Iranian town of Bam, the sun begins to cover the entrance of a wrecked home Sunday Jan. 4,2004. Around 35,000 people were killed in the earthquake that struck Bam on Dec. 26.
Credits: AP Photo /Kamran Jebreili
Satellite image using SAR interferometry showing the earthquake in Turkey of 17 August 1999. The coloured contours in the image indicate the ground displacement caused by the earthquake.