The series of earthquakes that shook Christchurch, New Zealand on Friday made news mostly because they scared the hell out of people still reeling from February's deadly temblor, but they did cause some damage, much of it directly under automobiles, from what we're seeing. Fortunately, nobody was killed or seriously injured. But after 182 lost their lives in February, the population of Christchurch is still on edge. "You can see a lot of people are quite visibly shaken. You can see they're thinking, 'oh, here we go again,'" city councilor Aaron Keown told the New Zealand Herald. But the bulk of the damage in the photos from the quakes came from liquefaction that ruined quite a few stretches of road and caught a seemingly huge number of cars in really deep potholes. Then newswire photographers took pictures of all of them.
(all above via Reuters)
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