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Christchurch

REPEATPeople walk through debris in the aftermath of a 6.3 magnitude earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand, on February 22, 2011. (Photo by Logan McMillan/AFP/Getty Images)

Fault Causing Deadly New Zealand Quake Similar To San Andreas Fault

An Oakland environmental researcher who has studied New Zealand geology said seismic conditions in the San Francisco Bay Area are strikingly similar to the city of Christchurch, where Tuesday’s magnitude 6.3 earthquake killed at least 65 people and left more than a hundred missing.

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Air New Zealand

SFO Passengers Express Relief After Arriving From New Zealand

The first New Zealand flight to arrive in the Bay Area landed at SFO on Tuesday, with many passengers expressing relief that family and friends were okay.

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Image of collapsed building with New Zealand flag texture (AP)

New Zealand Quake Responders Trained In Bay Area

Many of the first responders to Monday’s deadly earthquake in New Zealand were actually trained in the Bay Area.

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