Advertisement

Christchurch earthquake knocks water out of hostel's pool

By Ben Hooper
Christchurch earthquake knocks water out of hostel's pool
Water splashes out of a New Zealand hostel's pool during the Christchurch earthquake Sunday. Screenshot: Mattpackers - travellers accommodation Christchurch/Facebook video

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.

Advertisement

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

Latest Headlines

Advertisement
Advertisement

Follow Us

Advertisement