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SEISMIC EVENTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

We can learn a lot from historical events and understand critical needs from communities managing emergency response to current seismic events. Our news feed includes industry insights from engineers and historical events. 

20/05/21
People Flee In Panic As Skyscraper Wobbles In China
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17/05/21
Earthquake hits three Caribbean countries
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16/05/21
The Biggest Earthquake in Connecticut History
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13/05/21
Shallow M6.7 earthquake hits Mauritius
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12/05/21
Miracle Chinese pig Zhu Jianqiang that survived 36 days trapped under debris
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08/05/21
Was a humongous Cascadia earthquake just one of many?
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01/05/21
Strong Earthquake Off Northern Japan Shakes Tokyo; Minor Injuries Reported
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28/04/21
Charleston Earthquake of 1886
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28/04/21
Magnitude 6 Earthquake Strikes India, Damages Some Buildings
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28/04/21
Assam Earthquake: 6.4 magnitude quake, two aftershocks jolt Assam
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23/04/21
Gender reveal’s excessive use of explosive leads to earthquake reports
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22/04/21
The Hollywood fault is an invisible earthquake danger running under the heart of L.A.
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22/04/21
Disastrous Cascadia Earthquake of 1700 may have been first in a sequence
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15/04/21
Japanese clock stopped by one earthquake 10 years ago ‘restarted by another tremor’
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13/04/21
Cat missing for 4 years after earthquake joyfully reunited with elderly owner
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12/04/21
At least eight people are dead as powerful 5.9 magnitude earthquake rocks Indonesia’s Java island
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07/04/21
Sean Penn helps Haiti after 2010 earthquake in trailer for Citizen Penn
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20/03/21
Tsunmai warning issued after massive 7.2-magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of Japan | Daily Mail Online
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16/03/21
The architects who, after a devastating earthquake, rebuilt a town – The New York Times
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12/03/21
Fukushima: Japan mourns victims of earthquake and nuclear disaster ten years on
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08/3/21
Earthquake swarm in Iceland continues, now with over 20,000 earthquakes detected since the start, facing an even higher eruption risk in the next few days
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05/03/21
Earthquake: Seismologists will be ‘scratching their heads’ over today’s big shakes – NZ Herald
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05/03/21
An earthquake, 150 miles and 27 hours later, Wisconsin teen wins 2021 Jr. Iditarod Sled Dog Race
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05/03/21
Earthquake swarm, North Island tsunami warning after magnitude 8 shake
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03/03/21
Powerful earthquake shakes central Greece
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24/02/21
‘Never felt an earthquake this strong’ – Iceland Monitor
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22/02/21
Live: Ten years on after the Christchurch earthquake, we remember
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14/02/21
Powerful Japan earthquake sets off landslide, minor injuries
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11/02/21
Powerful 7.7 earthquake hits north of New Zealand, triggers tsunami watch
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07/02/21
Japan’s legendary Ebisu Circuit hit by earthquake-triggered landslide
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03/02/21
Earthquake felt in Rakiraki and Nausori this morning
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01/02/21
5.7 magnitude earthquake rattles Rupununi
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30/01/21
Former Christchurch mayor Sir Bob Parker suffers stroke, vows to attend earthquake memorial despite ill-health
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30/01/21
Magnitude 6.0 earthquake shakes southern Costa Rica
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29/01/21
Earthquake swarm hits below Pinatubo volcano in the Philippines – big eruption ahead? – Strange Sounds
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25/01/21
M7.0 earthquake in Antarctica creates panic as officials create nationwide tsunami alert in Chile
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22/01/21
Indonesia earthquake: 6.8-magnitude tremor hits Talaud Islands near Philippines
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17/01/21
Indonesia’s Semeru volcano erupts spewing hot clouds days after deadly earthquake
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29/12/20
Croatia earthquake: At least seven killed and 26 injured in 6.3-magnitude tremor
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21/12/20
Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupts, then earthquake rattles area
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16/12/20
Earthquake of 5.1-magnitude hits Tonga
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15/12/20
Cat who survived Izmir earthquake reunites with owner after miraculous rescue
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11/12/20
Taiwan earthquake: Powerful 6.1-magnitude earthquake rattles country
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30/11/20
Rebuilding communities affected by 8.2 earthquake
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19/11/20
3-foot-tall man uses his small size to rescue earthquake victims
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14/11/20
Magnitude 5.5 earthquake shakes Nevada, California state line
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8/11/20
Earthquake rattles Massachusetts, Rhode Island
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4/11/20
Rescue dog saves trembling cat from earthquake destruction
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31/10/20
Tsunami hits Greece’s Samos after powerful earthquake
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31/10/20
Earthquake hits coastal Turkey and Greece, killing at least 14
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24/10/20
Fault near Portland could unleash a major earthquake
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20/10/20
No tsunami threat to B.C. after 7.5 magnitude earthquake hits Alaska
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2/10/20
1-in-300 chance strong earthquake could follow Salton sea swarm of earthquakes within 7 days
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26/09/20
Tremor felt in Cape Town after earthquake reported off SA’s coast
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22/09/20
Leighton Buzzard is hit by third earthquake in two weeks
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18/08/20
Philippines earthquake: At least one dead after 6.6 magnitude tremor
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10/08/20
North Carolina earthquake: Locals ‘scared’ after state hit by strongest tremor for 104 years
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8/08/20
Puerto Rico earthquake: 4.8-magnitude tremor hits Caribbean island
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24/06/20
Mexico earthquake: At least six killed after powerful 7.4-magnitude tremor
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3/06/20
Chile earthquake: 6.8 magnitude tremor hits southwest of San Pedro de Atacama
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25/05/20
New Zealand PM shrugs off 5.8 magnitude earthquake during live TV interview
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6/05/20
Indonesia earthquake: 6.9-magnitude tremor strikes in Banda Sea
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2/05/20
Puerto Rico earthquake: 5.5 magnitude tremor damages buildings
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22/03/20
Croatia earthquake: Hospital evacuated as tremor hits during partial coronavirus lockdown
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18/03/20
Utah earthquake: Thousands left without power after quake hits amid coronavirus
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9/03/20
California earthquakes: Seven tremors hit near San Andreas Fault
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14/02/20
Large earthquake strikes off coast of Russia and Japan
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15/01/20
Puerto Rico hit by another earthquake as island reels from aftershocks
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3/12/19
Wellington lifelines group calls for 20 year investment programme to guard against major earthquake
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3/12/19
Council still seeking information on flawed concrete walls of Auckland apartment block
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3/12/19
Challenges loom for proposed 20 year programme to quake-proof New Zealand’s economy
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16/11/19
Rents in new earthquake resilient Wellington buildings could top 800sqm real estate firm says.
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15/11/19
Kaikoura quake a reminder of need for resilient designing engineer
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10/10/19
Earthquake report for world-wide
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9/10/19
Early morning earthquake wakes Northern California city, geologists say
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9/10/19
Argosys Kaikoura earthquake insurance claims rise to more than 60 million
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27/9/19
Indonesia earthquake kills more than 20 people
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26/9/19
Istanbul earthquake:  Magnitude 5.8 quake hits Turkey
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29/8/19
Oregon earthquake:  6.3 magnitude quake strikes by US coast
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26/8/19
Blackpool earthquake:  Largest ever tremor hits UK’s only fracking site
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8/8/19
Turkey earthquake:  5.7-magnitude tremor strikes near Denizli
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4/8/19
Fukushima earthquake:  Japan hit by 6.2-magnitude tremor
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31/7/19
Crete earthquake:  Greek holiday island rocked by quake
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8/7/19
Huge crack in earth detected in satellite images after earthquake in California
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4/7/19
California earthquake:  Powerful 6.8 magnitude quake hits near city of Ridgecrest
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26/6/19
Panama earthquake:  Large, shallow 6.3-magnitude quake hits border area near Costa Rica
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24/6/19
Indonesia earthquake:  Tremors felt in Australia as 7.3-magnitude quake strikes in Banda Sea
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21/6/19
France earthquake:  Magnitude-5.1 quake rocks cities across west of country
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16/6/19
Pacific Ocean earthquake:  Tsunami alert issued after powerful 7.4 quake strikes north of New Zealand
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26/5/19
Peru earthquake latest:  one dead after 8.0 magnitude tremor strikes near city in northern region
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6/5/19
Papua New Guinea earthquake:  7.2-magnitude quake its country
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22/4/19
Philippines earthquake causes rooftop swimming pool to pour down skyscraper
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18/4/19
Taiwan earthquake:  Major 6.1-magnitude quake triggers landslide and shaking buildings in Taipei
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31/03/19
Papua New Guinea Earthquake:  6.4 tremor hits New Britain Island.
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27/03/19
Signs of 1906 earthquake revealed in mapping of offshore northern San Andreas Fault.
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21/03/19
China Explosion:  At least six dead and dozens injured after factory blast which triggered earthquake.
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13/03/19
Hawaii Earthquake:  Magnitude 5.3 quake hits near Kilauea volcano.
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18/02/19
A single earthquake can move millions of tons of carbon into Earth’s deepest trenches.
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05/02/19
The deadliest quake of 2018 was among the fastest ever.
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Terrawatch:  ‘Slow earthquake’ in Turkey took 50 days to shake out.
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16/01/19
An earthquake just woke people up in Califonia.  Here’s what you need to know.
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04/01/19
Americas first public earthquake-warning app gives seconds to prepare.
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23/12/18
10 ways Earth changed forever in 2018.
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18/12/18
The weird reason ‘tsunami fires’ broke out after Japan earthquake.
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13/12/18
Earthquake Commission: No agreed claim deal for future disaster.
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Engineer claims Wellington City council ignored seismic warning on BNZ building.
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05/12/18
Tsunami warning for Vanuatu and New Calendonia after a 7.6 magnitude earthquake.
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23/11/18
New Zealand’s North and South Islands ‘creeping’ even closer together after quake.
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08/11/18
Quakes, mudslides, an active volcano”  inside the world’s riskiest city.
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31/10/2018
Strong 6.2 magnitude rattles central New Zealand – what you need to know?
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New Zealand earthquake – Why Taumarunui dodged the earthquake only 25km away.
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Most of Wellington and the rest of New Zealand hasn’t done basic earthquake preparation.
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An early warning system for an eruption on Mt Ruapehu us under threat over funding.
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Seismologist says earthquake won’t trigger volcanic activity.
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30/10/2018
Watch: 6.2m earthquake hits central NZ
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Earthquake rattles central New Zealand
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Live: Strong earthquake hits central New Zealand
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18/10/18
Japanese firm falsified earthquake safety data on 2020 Olympic venues.
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02/10/18
Indonesia earthquake:  soil liquefaction blamed for building collapses.
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16/09/18
Western Australia earthquake:  south-west region shaken by 5.6 magnitude quake.
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14/09/18
Earthquake preparedness slips in Wellington and Christchurch as apathy sets in.
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Unravelling the risk from the killer faults threatening central New Zealand.
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Evacuating Wellingtons CBD on foot after a big quake is no walk in the park.
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How base isolation is expected to keep Wellingtons PWC building upright.
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Living on a fault and a prayer.  The Upper Hutt street running straight along a fault line.
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Small towns could be marred beyond recognition in earthquake-prone buildings saga
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13/09/18
Wellington Hospital medical supplies sit in a quake-prone building.
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05/9/18
Japan earthquake:  Houses buried in landslide after a magnitude – 6.7 tremor shakesnorthernr island of Hokkaido.
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13/08/18
150 years on from one of New Zealand’s largest recorded tsunamis.
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12/05/18
“Swarm of activity” in South Island’s Seddon as small earthquakes shake town.
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04/05/18
The 25 quake-risk buildings on Wellington’s busiest streets that still haven’t done any strengthening.
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13/04/18
Unsafe building had passed two engineering assessments.
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Wellington Council considers position after building evacuation.
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Engineer deemed evacuated building safe 24 hours prior.
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07/04/18
Tower’s move to charge more for high-risk properties is a backwards step for society.
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06/04/18
Question marks remain over the extent to which further insurance premium hikes flagged for more disaster-prone parts of the country will be offset by decreases in lower risk places.
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03/04/18
All earthquake-prone houses could face insurance hike.
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05/03/18
Megathrust quake could bring 12m-high tsunami waves to New Zealand’s east coast.
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14/12/17
Earthquakes prompt re-think of Petone-Grenada highway north of Wellington.
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20/11/17
Government to investigate earthquake performance of Wellington buildings.
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14/11/17
Wellingtonians still aren’t ready for the big one, a year after the November 14 earthquake.
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11/11/17
The public safety threat hanging over Wellington, a year after the November 14 earthquake.
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21/06/17
Insurance claims total $1.84 billion for Kaikoura earthquake.
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24/03/17
Major earthquake could split Wellington Region into “seven islands”.
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14/02/17
Tests on 80 Wellington buildings uncovers earthquake damage but no threat to Public.
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21/01/17
Wellington considers new earthquake laws that could cost homeowners thousands.
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02/01/17
Record-breaking year of earthquakes: 32,828 quakes hit New Zealand in 2016.
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21/12/16
Fault lines: How exactly do those earthquake-prone building stickers work?
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18/11/16
Widespread damage to medium-rise buildings in Wellington was “expected”.
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15/11/16
Earthquake: If it struck at a different time, it could have been “much worse”.
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15/11/16
Wellington earthquakes – what you need to know.
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23/4/15
More earthquakes “likely” after two hit Seddon.
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27/12/2011
Earthquake-prone buildings in Wellington.
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