Earthquake hits Christchurch, NZ

The old Sitting Room building

Jess and Hamish's lounge     New regent Street

Christchurch earthquake

IMG_0067     Christchurch earthquake damage - 22 Feb 2011

Cars crushed

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand – One of New Zealand’s biggest cities lay in ruins Tuesday after a powerful earthquake toppled tall buildings and churches on a busy weekday, killing at least 65 people in the country’s worst natural disaster in decades.Yahoo! News

Our sympathy goes out to everyone affected.

Photos from LoganGorilla, SandyEm, Wally Steven, netchicken, gslkuek, and Shazster.
You can see more photos from eye witnesses doing a search for christchurch earthquake limited to photos taken today..

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