Where to take cover during an earthquake?
What would be the best places to seek refuge? Where are the safest places in the house?
When we lived in Christchurch NZ we were taught to get under a desk if possible or the kitchen table . Next best is the doorway frame of your house .
One place to never go is outside! There is a higher risk of falling debris, trees, etc. than your house collapsing. Freecampingaussie's answer is the best.
by travelespresso7 years ago
Oh my I'm watching the television coverage of the earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand. It was just a few hours ago and although at 6.3 magnitude, not as strong as the September one this one was shallow at 5...
by Rob Welsh7 years ago
The CBD of Christchurch; the 2nd biggest NZ city was devastated by a 7.1 RS quake early this morning at 4.35am NZT. Only 2 people were injured - however buildings and infrasructure were severely damaged. The Epicentre...
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