Due to Earth quakes hundreds of commuters reportedly stranded and homes damaged.
According to Reuters News agency a person named Chris Birks, the general manager of the Hotel d’Urville in Blenheim, near the quake’s epicenter, told Reuters: “The building just shook and it went on and on and on. There’s a lot of police out here and fire sirens going off. It’s pretty frightening.”
Us Geological Survey team said that depth of this earth quake was about of 10 Km that took place in northern tip of New Zealand’s South Island with magnitude of 6.8 on Richter Scale on Friday.