Christchurch, New Zealand Earthquakes: June 13, 2011- Pics,Video
NZ Quakes: 6.0 Earthquake Hits Christchurch, New Zealand
Three strong earthquakes, one of them measuring 6.0 in magnitude, struck New Zealand at 2:20pm local time on June 13. The epicenter of this latest quake to hit New Zealand was only eight miles from Christchurch.
Several buildings have collapsed, and over 50,000 people are without electricity. Liquefied earth bubbled up through the streets as people fled their homes and businesses.
So far, no deaths have been reported in this series of Christchurch earthquakes, but several people were taken to hospital.