2011 Christchurch earthquake

The February 2011 Christchurch quake was a compelling indigenous occasion that severely harmed New Zealand’s second-most vast city, executing 185 individuals in one of the country’s deadliest peacetime fiascos.

The greatness 6.3 (ML) seismic tremor struck the Canterbury locale in New Zealand’s South Island at 12:51 pm on Tuesday, 22 February 2011 neighborhood time (23:51 21 February UTC). The quake was centred 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) west of the town of Lyttelton, and 10 kilometres (6 mi) south-east of the core of Christchurch, New Zealand’s second-most crowded city. It emulated almost six months following the size 7.1 Canterbury seismic tremor of 4 September 2010, which initiated huge harm to Christchurch and the midway Canterbury area, in any case no straight fatalities.

Christchurch Earthquake

Originally posted: November 15, 2012

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