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Moderate earthquake shakes Christchurch, New Zealand

Update
GeoNet has assigned maximum shaking intensity of 6 (strong). Moderate to light shaking has been reported in Lincoln.

M 4.2 moderate shallow earthquake shakes Christchurch, New Zealand today, the GeoNet reported.

According to the GeoNet, the quake's epicenter was located 25 km south-west of Christchurch. It was 7 km deep.

Christchurch is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand.

New Zealand lies along the boundary between the Australian and Pacific Plates. The February 2011 Christchurch earthquake claimed 185 lives. It is the second-deadliest natural disaster recorded in New Zealand.

No immediate damage or injury has been reported from earthquake in Christchurch today.

3:59 UTC (Local time: Friday, May 17 2013 at 3:59 pm @ epicenter)

Epicenter Location
5 km SE of Rolleston, New Zealand
25 km WSW of Christchurch, New Zealand
32 km SSW of Kaiapoi, New Zealand
127 km NE of Timaru, New Zealand
323 km SW of Wellington, New Zealand

Original post: Natural Disasters List May 17, 2013

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