Boxes falling in a shop
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

CCTV of the moment the earthquake struck

New Zealand has declared a national state of emergency following the devastating earthquake which struck the city of Christchurch on Tuesday lunchtime.

The number of people known to have died stands at 75 but 300 are still missing.

These CCTV pictures show the moment the earthquake struck.

  • 24 Feb 2011
Go to next video: Inside N Zealand's quake-hit cathedral