The weather was fine and warm in the days after the earthquake, and many people chose to camp on the streets with rugs, mattresses and a few household possessions. Because violent aftershocks continued to jolt the city, they felt that it was safer to remain outdoors. These people have gathered on the foreshore at Marine Parade.
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