[NTLK] Another Christchurch Earthquake
timkaluza at me.com
Tue Feb 22 11:50:45 EST 2011
All the best from Bavaria.
Hopefully non of your friends are injured - and you can overcame the damage been done!
I wish you all the best!
Am 22.02.2011 um 05:17 schrieb Tony Kan:
> 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 certainly
> 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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