About 200 people may be under the rubble after the earthquake in New Zealand. Said today the City of Christchurch. "The data on the number under the collapsed structures people are not accurate, administration officials said. — This figure may vary from 150 to 200 people."
Earlier, Prime Minister of New Zealand John Key in an address to the residents reported that the devastating impact of elements killed at least 65 people and injured dozens more.
A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.3 was recorded today, 10 km south-east of Christchurch.
Its center lies at a depth of 5 km. Tremors were felt around Wellington and Queenstown. As a result, severely damaged central Christchurch — dozens of homes, including historic monuments, have been completely destroyed, according to ITAR-TASS.
Only six months have passed since the previous earthquake that the city suffered greatly. During the September disaster in Christchurch and the surrounding area and affecting nearly two-thirds of the 160,000 buildings.