Here a compilation of videos of the severe M5.8 Christchurch earthquake of February 14, 2016.
It must really be freaky to feel something such powerful during a few seconds or even minutes.
Shaking lasted at least 20 seconds:
A frightened cat:
During a BBQ at Spencer Park under a tree:
And the shaking from a garage camera:
Finally, cliff collapsed in large dust clouds when the M5.8 earthquake rocked Christchurch, New Zealand on February 14, 2016:
The powerful earthquake rattled Christchurch, New Zealand at 00:13 am on February 14, 2016 (UTC).
The epicenter was situated at a depth of 8 km (5.1 mi) and situated just 17 km (11 mi) from the large city of Christchurch. Tremors were felt throughout the country.