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Christchurch earthquake caught on CCTV

Supermarket CCTV footage of an earthquake hitting

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These pictures show the moment a massive earthquake hit the city of Christchurch in New Zealand.

Supermarket CCTV cameras show the effect of the quake, which struck on Tuesday morning.

Many buildings in the city collapsed, including its massive cathedral.

The earthquake is the deadliest natural disaster to happen in the country for over 80 years.