"New Zealand sits above an area of the Earth's crust where two tectonic plates collide. The country records more than 14,000 earthquakes a year — but only about 150 are felt by residents. Fewer than 10 a year do any damage"
Those of you who wish to link the earthquake New Zealand suffered this morning to a change made last May to the animal welfare law that inadvertently affects kosher slaughter have several thousand other NZ earthquakes to explain.
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