Caught on tape: Skyscrapers rock during Japan's quake

(CBS) Amazing footage shows skyscrapers rocking back and forth in Shinjuku, Japan during an 8.9 magnitude earthquake.

The video was posted to YouTube where viewers are praising Japanese engineering and architecture.

The high-rise buildings were able to sustain the natural disaster which is the biggest quake to be recorded in Japan's history.

  • Natalie Jimenez

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