New Zealand City Hit by Second Major Quake Since February


Just eight months after suffering a 6.1 magnitude earthquake that killed 181 people, the New Zealand city of Christchurch today felt the ground shake again, this time from a 4.7 magnitude quake. While no significant damage or injury has been reported so far, the growing frequency of these events—tremors were felt as recently as June—has to have local residents and officials skittish. [AP]