[NTLK] Another Christchurch Earthquake
woodysmith at me.com
Tue Feb 22 00:39:34 EST 2011
I'm so happy that you and your family are safe and well.
On Feb 21, 2011, at 10:17 PM, Tony Kan wrote:
> Hi Folks
> Just survived another Christchurch Earthquake.
> We waited a couple of seconds before gathering up the children and
> running for
> the doors. Our friends had come for coffee but we convinced them to
> stay for
> lunch. Just as well as their house collapsed and they would almost
> have been severely injured otherwise.
> The epicenter and depth was much closer and shallower this time so
> the shaking
> was much more violent. There is a lot more damage this time. Being
> a work day
> and around lunch time many people were in the inner city where most
> of the
> carnage can be found.
> Airport closed, power down to 80% of the city; this time modern
> hotel buildings
> have collapsed; most historic buildings flattened.
> All children were evacuated from schools. Fortunately no one hurt
> there. All
> home safe and sound.
> Tony Kan
> New Zealand
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