Christchurch earthquake knocks water out of hostel's pool

By Ben Hooper Contact the Author   |   Feb. 15, 2016 at 12:18 PM

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- A hostel in Christchurch, New Zealand, shared security camera footage of water splashing out of its pool amid a 5.8-magnitude earthquake.

The Mattpackers hostel in Christchurch posted video to Facebook showing how the water in the accommodation's pool sprouted large waves and splashed out as the quake hit Sunday.

The post said the hostel is located about 8 miles away from the source of the earthquake.

There were multiple reports of minor property damage and buildings being evacuated Sunday, but no reports of injuries resulting from the earthquake.

Well Mattpqckers got a 5.8mag earthquake at 12.13 today 13km away here is the proof

Posted by Mattpackers - travellers accommodation Christchurch on Saturday, February 13, 2016
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