New Zealand marks 10 years since devastating Christchurch earthquake

New Zealand on Monday marked 10 years since a large, shallow earthquake devastated the South Island city of Christchurch, killing 185 people and injuring thousands.

The magnitude-6.3 tremor on the edge of the country’s second-largest city struck at a depth of just 5 kilometers on Feb. 22, 2011 at 12.51 pm during a weekday when many people were working downtown. EFE-EPA

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