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New Zealand earthquake magnitude 6.3 hits Christchurch

February 21, 2011 Comments off

New Zealand earthquake: a major quake hit New Zeland’s second largest city Tuesday, local time. Initial reports indicate collapsed buildings and possible casualties from the New Zealand earthquake.

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By David C. Scott, Staff / February 21, 2011

For the second time in five months, New Zealand’s south island city of Christchurch was rocked by a major earthquake on Tuesday afternoon local time.

Initial reports from Reuters news agency indicated that there were no reports of casualties, from the magnitude 6.3 temblor. Read more…