Thursday, February 24, 2011

Iconic Shot: Christchurch

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A view of the devastation from the 6.3-magnitude earthquake that rocked Christchurch in the Canterbury region of New Zealand's South Island on February 22.  A slightly larger quake also hit nearby last September.
 

Shot taken anonymously, per Lucilu

2 comments:

The_Kid said...

That's a powerful photo. Looks like it was taken while it was happening.

AMW said...

I think the shot was taken amid the immediate aftermath. Hopefully the worst is behind them now.