Christchurch has been hit by a damaging 6.3 magnitude earthquake just a hours ago. Early reports indicate that the iconic Christchurch Cathedral was badly damaged, several buildings have partially collapsed, and people remain trapped. This video shows the RSA (Kiwi equivalent of the RSL) in Sumner, near Christchurch, being hit by rocks and rubble. “It’s terrifying” says the person capturing the video.

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