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22/02/2011 Christchurch earthquake

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Christchurch Earthquake 2011

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1 Minute After The Christchurch Earthquake - 22 February 2011 - 182 confirmed dead

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Secretary Clinton on the Anniversary of the February 2011 Christchurch Earthquake

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Christchurch Earthquake 2011 - Australian Search and Rescue

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CNN: New Zealand earthquake kills 65

A Mw 6.2 earthquake occurred in Christchurch on 22 February 2011 at 12:51 p.m. local time. The earthquake struck the Canterbury Region in New Zealand's South Island and was centred 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) west of the port town of Lyttelton, and 10 kilometres (6 mi) south-east of the centre of Christchurch, at the time New Zealand's second-most populous city. The earthquake caused widespread damage across Christchurch, killing 185 people in the nation's fifth-deadliest disaster.
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