Minor quake felt first 'in some time'

Last updated 12:09 28/07/2012

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Christchurch residents have been shaken by a magnitude-3.8 aftershock this morning.

The GeoNet website said the aftershock, which hit at 11.36am, was located 10km east of Christchurch at a depth of 11km.

Users of social networking site Twitter said it was the first noticeable aftershock in the city for some time.

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