Christchurch earthquake

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  • Created on: 25-03-16 13:21
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  • Christchurch, New Zealand
    • Facts
      • 22nd February 2011 at 12:51
      • 6.3 magnitude
      • On Australian and Pacific plate boundry
      • It was on a weekday
      • 5km from Christchurch
    • Effects
      • 75 deaths
      • 300 missing
      • $NZ 3.5 billion of damage caused
    • Response
      • 80% of electricity restored in 5 days
      • Had to demolish buildings and bridges as were deemed unsafe
      • 27,000 chemical toilets were flown due to damaged sewers
      • Already weakened by more powerful but further away 2010 earthquake

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