Major Aftershocks Rock Christchurch on December 23rd 2011
On a busy afternoon just before Christmas, Christchurch was shaken violently by a 5.8 and a 6.0 earthquake. All the large malls were evacuated and 3 hours later the airport was still closed. Dazed residents were dealing with the trauma and making new plans for Christmas as the city continued to shake with repeated aftershocks. Click here for more news on the aftershocks.