'Moderate' magnitude 3.8 earthquake hits Christchurch

Christchurch has been rocked by another earthquake on Friday night.

The magnitude 3.8 earthquake hit at 8.22pm.

According to Geonet the earthquake's epicentre was 10 kilometres east of the city.

Geonet classified the earthquake as "moderate".

It was initially reported as magnitude 3.9 but then downgraded.

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