A devastating earthquake hit Christchurch, New Zealand several hours ago. I’m getting ready to head off to school, but thought I’d bring together a short list of resources now and add to them later.
Here are my choices for The Best Sites To Learn About The Christchurch Earthquake:
Deadly Quake Strikes Christchurch is a TIME Magazine slideshow.
New Zealand earthquake in pictures: Christchurch begins to pick up the pieces is a slideshow from The Telegraph.
New Zealand earthquake – in pictures is from The Guardian.
New Zealand city in ruins after quake kills 65 has many multimedia resources from CNN.
MSNBC has a video.
Here are a number of interactive before-and-after photos showing the damage.
Earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand is a slideshow from an Australian newspaper.
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Earthquake In New Zealand is a series of photos from The Atlantic.
The Associated Press has an interactive on The New Zealand Earthquake.
The Denver Post has a series of photos.
The Big Picture also has a photo gallery.
Searching for Survivors After New Zealand Quake is a New York Times slideshow.
New Zealand Earthquake: Search, Rescue, and Repair is from The Atlantic.
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