'Long rumble' felt in Canterbury

Last updated 10:33 10/02/2013

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Cantabrians have been shaken by a magnitude 3.8 tremor this morning. 

The shock struck at 10.01am and was centred 25km west of Christchurch at a depth of 7km. 

Twitter users described the quake as "grindy and loud", and described feeling a "long rumble". 

There were no reports of injury or damage. 

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- The Press

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