Viewfinder is Pacific Standard's daily photo feature, showcasing one image from the news.
People pay homage to earthquake victims in Mexico City on September 19th, 2018, on the anniversary of two deadly earthquakes.
Rescue workers stand guard in front of a cordon as the Yun Tsui apartment building leans to one side after an overnight earthquake in Hualien, Taiwan, on February 7th, 2018.
A view of Messina on December 28th, 1908, shortly after the terrible earthquake that destroyed two-thirds of the Italian town. There were 126,000 victims, more than 66,000 from the town itself.
Rescuers make the signal for silence during the search for survivors in a flattened building in Mexico City on September 21st, 2017, two days after a strong quake hit central Mexico, killing at least 240 people.