Sam Mooy: Christchurch Earthquake '11 for The Australian Newspaper: quakesm4

The  February 2011 New Zealand Christchurch earthquake was a powerful natural event that  damaged the country's second-largest city, with the magnitude 6.3 earthquake hitting New Zealand's South Island at 12:51 pm on Tuesday, 22 February 2011 local time, killing 185 people.© Sam Mooy 2011-2012

The February 2011 New Zealand Christchurch earthquake was a powerful natural event that damaged the country's second-largest city, with the magnitude 6.3 earthquake hitting New Zealand's South Island at 12:51 pm on Tuesday, 22 February 2011 local time, killing 185 people. 

© Sam Mooy 2011-2012