Tag Archive: Christchurch Earthquake

Overnight Christchurch quake upgraded

A sharp quake which rocked Christchurch last night has been upgraded to a magnitude 5.4. The quake rocked the region at 10.34pm and was followed by a further 10 aftershocks overnight, with the… Continue reading

Mother hit by debris dies with baby in arms

A mother died with her baby in her arms in Christchurch’s Cashel St Mall in yesterday’s earthquake. Passersby went to her assistance, but she was already dead. The helpers took the child away.… Continue reading

Strong quake hits New Zealand, causing injuries

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – A strong, 6.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the southern New Zealand city of Christchurch on Tuesday, seriously injuring people and damaging buildings throughout the city. Live video footage showed parts of… Continue reading