Christchurch residents wake to 4.3 quake

Last updated 08:45 23/07/2011

Relevant offers

Christchurch Earthquake 2011

Recovery team recognise the good Samaritans of Kaikoura who helped after the earthquake Police decide against charges over Southern Ink and Riccarton Rd earthquake deaths Man to create near-perfect replica of Christchurch heritage house Steve Hansen pays tribute to the late Sir Ron Scott Family support memorial for nurses lost in Christchurch earthquake Shortland Street quake show should have carried a warning, say traumatised viewers Christchurch quake rescuer Bill Toomey wins fight for ACC cover for post-traumatic stress Study into 'lateral spreading' earthquake cracks launched Insurance Council asks Kaikoura District Council to pull video from its Facebook page Tower Insurance chairman Michael Stiassny expresses frustration at claims holdouts

Two shallow earthquakes rattled Christchurch overnight and a 4.3 magnitude quake struck the shaken city.

The 4.3 quake hit the city at 7.45am and was centred 20km south of Darfield, at 11km deep. It was felt throughout the Canterbury region.

A magnitude 3.1 quake struck the city at 10.25pm yesterday. It was 5km deep and centred 20km north-east of Christchurch.

That quake followed a magnitude 2.9 which struck at 5.45pm. It was centred 5km from Oxford and was 5km deep.

A 5.1 magnitude quake woke people from their sleeps when it hit the city yesterday morning. That quake occurred at 5.39am, at a depth of 12km and 40km west of Christchurch.

Close to 8000 aftershocks have been felt in Canterbury since the September 4, magnitude 7.1 quake.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers
Opinion poll

Which memorial design do you like most?

Memorial Wall with a reflective pond

Table and Chairs

A Green and Peaceful Landscape

Call and Response

Riverside Promenade

A Curved and Inclusive Memorial Wall

Vote Result

Related story: Christchurch earthquake memorial designs unveiled

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content