Christchurch February 2016 Earthquake

Woman in high visibility jacket inspects ground damage
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[Above photo - Elyse Armstrong from EQC’s engineers, Tonkin+Taylor, inspects land damage in the Christchurch suburb of Parklands.]

The magnitude 5.7 earthquake occurred at 1:13pm on Sunday, 14th February 2016, 15 km east of Christchurch and approximately 15 km deep.

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Claims Received:

As at 8.00 am on Monday 23 May 2016, EQC has received:

  • 12,951 claims