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Earthquake Strikes Christchurch, New Zealand; Scores of People Killed and Injured (VIDEO)

Amagnitude 6.3 earthquake rocked the city of Christchurch on New Zealand’s SouthIsland, killing at least 65 people. Cars were buried beneath the rubble ofcollapsed buildings and the spire of Christchurch Cathedral toppled.Aftershocks continued as rescuers attempted to free the trapped. Prime MinisterJohn Key said, “We may be witnessing New Zealand’s darkest day.”

Buildingsin Christchurch were weakened by a magnitude 7.1 quake that hit the city lastSeptember.