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13.06.11.V New Zealand earthquake magnitude 5.2, according to RBC. According to the National Geological Service of the United States, its epicenter was at a depth of 11 km, 9 km south-east of g.Kraystchercha. Information on casualties or damage were reported.
Recall, 22 February 2011 earthquakes of magnitude 6.3, 5.6 and 5.5 destroyed the city of Christchurch, before that survived the earthquake in September 2010, the victims of the tragedy were more than 160 people.
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13.06.11.Desyat people were injured in a series of earthquakes near the city Kraystrech in New Zealand, reports the Australian Broadcasting Corporation ABC. Several earthquakes have occurred on Monday near the city of Christchurch on the South Island of New Zealand, the magnitude of the most powerful of them was 6.0, according to the website of U.S. Geological Service (USGS).
Immediately after the first quake people began to run out of their homes and offices, almost all trading venues and facilities in the city were evacuated. Local residents said they heard the structures of buildings shook and creaked trees during the earthquake. At the moment, ten of care provided to residents Kraystrech. The first earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred at 13.00 local time (05.00 Moscow time). Quake epicenter was located 9 kilometers south-east of Christchurch. The earthquake lies at a depth of 11 kilometers.
Less than 1.5 hours after the first quake in the same region there were new powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.0. The epicenter of tremors recorded at 14.20 local time (06.20 MSK), located 13 kilometers north-east of Christchurch. The earthquake lies at a depth of 9 km. After another 20 minutes, was recorded third earthquake of magnitude 4.6. Quake epicenter was located 11 kilometers east of Christchurch. The earthquake lies at a depth of 12.5 kilometers.
City of Christchurch on the South Island of New Zealand was almost destroyed by the devastating 6.3 magnitude earthquake that occurred in the immediate vicinity of the town at the end of February this year. The city had been destroyed many buildings, the central cathedral, several areas rendered uninhabitable. Economic damage to the elements, is estimated at $ 15 billion. Prime Minister John Key described the earthquake as "the most tragic event" in the history of the country.
Source: Russian Newspaper
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