|Rocks fall from a cliff in the Christchurch suburb of Sumner. Photo: Reuters|
The intial quake, at a depth of 8km and centred off Pegasus Bay, has caused major power outages, undisclosed damage and liquefaction in the eastern suburbs.
Newstalk ZB reports up to 15,000 are without power in the eastern suburbs. Orion is assessing the situation and will "provide an update as soon as possible."
Live Updates and more at: Sydney Morning Herald
|Liquefaction in Christchurch [Photo Laura Campbell]|