NZ Earthquake 5.9 Magnitude

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    NZ Earthquake 5.9 Magnitude

    A 'violent' 5.8 earthquake has struck Christchurch throwing the town's residents into panic and causing an unknown amount of damage. The quake was centred just off Pegasus Bay at a depth of just 8km.


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    Heard from friends that strong aftershocks are happening as I write


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    Just what they did NOT need down there.


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    It would be cheaper and safer to simply move chch residents to other areas of NZ, like Hamilton or Upper Hutt...

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