Tuesday, February 22, 2011

6.3 but worse

Happier days before Christchurch Cathedral (via eguide travel at flickr.com)

As it exist today:

(via @matwiseman at twitter)

The earthquake was a 6.3, but like the Haitian earthquake was very shallow magnifying its intensity at the surface. At least 65 are dead. That will undoubtedly grow, but undoubtedly and thankfully because of better construction will not reach the scale of Haiti's devastation.


pansypoo said...

man can't stop mother nature.

Anonymous said...

better construction..or more money?
Do white people just build things better?

pansypoo said...

well, the mayans built better.