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2 Dead in 7.8-Magnitude New Zealand Quake

New Zealand officials confirm two people have died after a powerful 7.8 earthquake hit 90 kilometers from Christchurch, the biggest city on New Zealand's South Island. The quake caused some damage to buildings more than 200 kilometers away in the capital, Wellington. Reports say thousands of residents in the coastal area of New Zealand fled their homes for higher ground after tsunami warning sirens were activated in South Island coastal towns. Police and emergency workers went...

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