Big Christchurch, New Zealand earthquake


This video fom New Zealand 1 Minute After The Christchurch Earthquake – 22 February 2011 – 182 confirmed dead.

From Reuters news agency:

Magnitude 7.4 earthquake strikes near Christchurch, New Zealand; no tsunami warning

Published 40 min ago

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.4 struck 91km north-north-east of the city of Christchurch, New Zealand, at 11.02 GMT on Sunday (Nov 13), the US Geological Survey said.

New Zealand’s Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management said on its website that the National Crisis Management Centre is being activated.

“We are assessing the situation with the assistance of scientific advisors and Civil Defence groups. Expect aftershocks,” the statement said.

Christchurch is the biggest city on New Zealand’s South Island. A 6.3 quake there in February 2011 killed 185 people and caused widespread damage.

The US Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there was no tsunami threat from Monday’s quake.

However: Families warned to flee New Zealand coast ‘immediately’ over tsunami threat sparked by 7.4-magnitude earthquake: here.

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