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Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 02/23/2011

New Zealand continues search for survivors after devastating earthquake (Photos and Video)

By Melissa Bell
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The Timeball Station is seen to be badly damaged. (Sarah Ivey/New Zealand Herald/AP)

Emergency teams from around the world are working in Christchurch, New Zealand, in a race to find people buried beneath the rubble after a 6.3-magnitude quake hit the city Tuesday afternoon. Some 75 people have been declared dead and another 200 people are still missing. A New Zealand newspaper reports that 80 percent of the city was still without water and about 40 percent of the city had no power.

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Fifteen-year-old Kent Manning, left, and his sister Libby, 18, react with their father, who asked not to identified, after they were told by police that there was no hope of finding Kent and Libby's mother alive. (Rob Griffith/AP)
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A road sign stands in front of a destroyed church. (Tim Wimborn/Reuters)
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Rescue workers search for victims buried under the rubble near the Canterbury Television. (Shuzo Shikano/AP Photo/Kyodo News)
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A group of people travel with Glacier Explorers to see one of the many icebergs that caved into Tasman Lake. (Denis Callesen/AP/NZPA)
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Bottles of nail polish lie on the floor of a shop. (Tim Wimborne/Reuters)
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A rail line buckled by the shifting earth. (Marty Melville/AFP)
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Christchurch Cathedral in 2009 (Becky Krystal)
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Christchurch cathedral after the earthquake. (Don Scott/Christchurch Press/Reuters)
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Two men celebrate after being pulled out from a destroyed building. (John Kirk-Anderson/Reuters/Christchurch Press)

By Melissa Bell  | February 23, 2011; 12:51 PM ET
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pcow

It's so sad news. Because it's a warning that our climate changing and earth are going to damage day by day. I think we human are more responsible for this change. Are you agree with me?

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