New Zealand earthquake of this has happened a second time. Where New Zealand's first earthquake occurred in September 2010 with a strength of 7.3 on the Richter scale. But it was the New Zealand earthquake that occurred at this time causing casualties, loss and damage is more severe than the previous quake,
New Zealand earthquake occurred in the afternoon. At that time, many citizens resumed routine after recess. This earthquake hit the south east of the city with a depth of 5 kilometers and caused widespread damage. Temporary losses estimated at U.S. $ 3 billion.
Strong earthquake also triggered a fire and collapse of the buildings in New Zealand's second largest city, Christchurch.
Police said in various reports that about 350 thousand buildings damaged by the earthquake. The quake also destroyed a stone at the top mencara Christchurch Cathedral church, whose ruins are scattered through the field at the center of town. Police also reported two buses hit by the collapsing buildings.
Video footage showed several buildings collapsed and overwrite the local population with a wall that had collapsed in the street, filled with broken bricks and concrete. The sidewalks and roads cracked and broken, and some survivors stunned, crying and screaming, while other residents roamed the streets and the sirens sounded.
Several others helped the victims who wallow blood by grasping the wound, and other private vehicles which run on emergency stretcher old carpet or bits of debris.
Rescuers pulled bodies from the debris that littered the city center. Although it is unclear how many people have been killed or are still trapped inside collapsed buildings. Helicopter seen large amounts of water poured on a burning high rise buildings. A crane looks to help rescue workers trapped in another office block.
Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker declared a state of emergency and asked the locals to flee to the city center. Troops deployed to assist local residents to get out of the disaster area, said Deputy PM Bill Classic.
Local Airport also closed and Christchurch Hospital with the courage to do various penyelamaatan before considered safe and the patient can be discharged. Disconnected the telephone network, a pipeline burst and flooded the streets, few cars parked on the street were buried under rubble.
Some people are trapped inside an office building and firefighters climbed an extension ladder to rescue people trapped. A crane lifted the rescue workers who were on the roof of the building. Clumps of gray smoke billowing into the air at several points around the city, as seen from the ruins of buildings.
And this is the picture of New Zealand Earthquake: