Apparently registered more than 6 on the richter, communications are down with details on damage and casualities unknown at present.
Just saw it on the news. Looks bad. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.In Akaroa (90 km away from ChCh)...we only just got powerback on.
It's not good!! My better half lives in ChCh and she's ok but ****!!...there's damage this time and we are getting aftershocks in Akaroa every 5 minutes....BIG aftershocks.