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Earthquake hits New Zealand

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck much of the South Island early Saturday and caused widespread damage, but few serious injuries were reported.

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Powerful 7.1 quake hits New Zealand's South Island
Article | WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake damaged buildings, cut power and knocked fleeing residents off their feet on New Zealand's South Island early Saturday, but there were so far no deaths and only two injuries reported.

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