4.8 quake rattles Christchurch

Last updated 17:10 20/05/2012

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Christchurch has been rattled by a 4.8-magnitude quake this evening.

The quake, centred 20 kilometres east of the city, struck at 5.06pm and was 8km deep.

It follows a 4.1 quake this morning, which was centred 20km west of the city, was 10km deep and struck at 9.35am.

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