Tuesday, May 10, the New Zealand South Island earthquake with magnitude 5.3. There are reports of minor destruction, there were no injuries. According to the Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences of the country, the epicenter of the quake was 20 kilometers west of the center of the second largest city of Christchurch — the administrative center of the district of Canterbury, and the focus lies at a depth of 15 kilometers.
This earthquake was the second power after quake in the area February 22, 2011, when the brunt of the disaster claimed the lives of several people. In addition, Christchurch was damaged in September 2010 during the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that caused widespread destruction in the city, like ITAR-TASS.