An Unexpected Tourist Attraction
When I visited this crazy earthquake-tortured bridge a couple of blocks from my house on Monday, I had to wait my turn to take photos. It was already 'famous' by then - photographed in the early hours of Saturday morning just after the 7.1 earthquake and posted on the Internet. I've cycled over this pedestrian-cycleway hundreds of time and as I look at it now, I still can't quite grasp the enormity of what has happened in Christchurch over the last six days. Maybe we would have been able to…
With hundreds still missing, and 75 already confirmed dead, rescuers struggled to find survivors on the second night after a devastating earthquake struck Christchurch, New Zealand's second largest city Tuesday. The Government has declared a national state of emergency after the 6.3 magnitude quake. Officials estimated there could be 100 people trapped in the CTV building alone.
Christchurch Earthquake Destruction Editorial Photo - Image of loss, building: 20893351
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Christchurch Earthquake - Fitzgerald Avenue Bridge Destruction.
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Christchurch Earthquake - Colombo Street Damage Editorial Photo - Image of destruction, attractions: 19025481
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Where Is The Safest Place To Be During An Earthquake?
The safest place to be during an earthquake is where you are at the time the shaking begins. I know that wasn’t the answer you were looking for. So I will give you some real-world solutions to real problems. Since we don’t know when an earthquake will strike, you are not going to get to pick your safe spot in advance. But you can reduce your chances of becoming injured by making smart decisions when the time comes. Your actions will come with consequences, so I will help you make smart…