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CentrePort container wharf in Wellington was damaged by the July 21 earthquake. (AP Photo/Mark Mitchell/NZ Herald)

A magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck near Wellington, New Zealand’s capital, on July 21, causing a 656-foot long, 33-foot wide portion of the city’s port to collapse into the sea. 

The minute-long shaking was felt as far away as Auckland, which is located more than 390 miles north of the capital. According to AIR, about 35 buildings in the city sustained damage, including the Parliament Building.

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