RECAP: 5.7 earthquake hits Christchurch

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The moment Sunday's 5.7 magnitude earthquake hit caught on camera.

Aftershocks continue to shake Christchurch following a 5.7 earthquake that hit at 1.13pm on Sunday. 

The cellular phone network is under pressure and Spark is urging people to text rather than call. Scroll down for a recap on what's happened so far. 

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Richmond Hill cliff collapse and dust over Sumner just after shaking stops (as seen from Scarborough Hill).
BRYN HILL

Richmond Hill cliff collapse and dust over Sumner just after shaking stops (as seen from Scarborough Hill).

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Hundreds evacuated in central Christchurch after Sunday's earthquake.

In Ballantynes in the city centre, people dropped to the floor during what one witness described as a "rumbling, rolling ...
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In Ballantynes in the city centre, people dropped to the floor during what one witness described as a "rumbling, rolling quake".

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