New Zealand Earthquake: Key Facts

05 September 2010

On Saturday 4 September 2010, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake rocked the South Island of New Zealand. There have been no reported fatalities but some structural damage to buildings and infrastructure has been observed in Christchurch. The total insured losses are estimated to be between US $1 and 4.5 billion at the time of writing. Read our Key Facts report for a summary of the event.

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