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Monday, 14 November 2016 - 6:44
Two dead following powerful tremor
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A powerful magnitude-7.8 earthquake has struck New Zealand's South Island, killing at least 2 people.

The quake hit just last evening north-east of Christchurch, and was felt as far afield as the capital Wellington on the North Island, 200km away.

A tsunami arrived about 2 hours later. Officials warned everyone along the eastern coast to head inland or for higher ground.

A resident in the quake hit area explained his experience to media as follows.







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