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New Zealand earthquake gives unexpected benefit

The Kaikoura earthquake of November 2016 had a measured magnitude of 7.8 and cost the lives of two people on New Zealand's south island. However, the local council in the resort town of Kaikoura says that coastal uplift caused by the quake raised 120 km of coastline by between one to eight metres, potentially putting previously at-risk infrastructure out of harm's way from sea erosion
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Massive quake shifts perception of earthquake hazard models

Dramatic data from last year's major earthquake in Kaikoura, New Zealand, will change the way scientists think about earthquake hazards in tectonic plate boundary zones.
The South Island earthquake was one of the most comprehensively recorded earthquakes in history. Satellite images of the earthquake and its aftermath have enabled scientists to analyse the quake in an unprecedented level of detail.

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7.4-magnitude earthquake strikes New Zealand

A powerful 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck New Zealand late Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The quake hit some 90 kilometers from Christchurch in New Zealand -- the South Island city devastated by a 2011 temblor.

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A 6.5 magnitude earthquake has struck off the east coast of the North Island.
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A strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake occurred at 05:55:54 (UTC) on Friday, October 11, 2013, in the New Zealand region, 87km NNE of L'Esperance Rock, at a depth of 146.5 km.

Location 30.752S 178.439W



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A strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake occurred at 05:55:54 (UTC) on Monday, September 30, 2013, in the New Zealand region, 81km NE of L'Esperance Rock, at a depth of 34.8 km.

Location 30.956S 178.244W



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A strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake occurred at 05:09:31 (UTC) on Sunday, July 21, 2013, in the South Island region, New Zealand, 46km ESE of Blenheim, at a depth of 14.0 km.

Location 41.713S 174.443E



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A strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake occurred at 18:19:08 (UTC) on Friday, December 07, 2012, in the North Island region, New Zealand, 19km SE of Tokoroa, at a depth of 167.2 km.

Location 38.334S 176.044E



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A strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake occurred at 10:36:16 (UTC) on Tuesday, July 03, 2012, off the West coast of the North Island region, New Zealand, 57 km SSW of Opunake, at a depth of 236.1 km.

Location 39.963S, 173.705E



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A strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake occurred at 07:51:27 (UTC) on Friday, November 18, 2011, off the east coast of the North Island region, New Zealand, 158 km NE of Gisborne, at a depth of 26 km.

Location 37.608S, 179.243E



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