Anniversary night aftershock

Last updated 09:18 23/02/2013

Relevant offers

Christchurch Earthquake 2011

Peters claims quake workers weren't paid Quake refugee's career takes off EQC letter cold comfort to flooded resident Aussies offer rebuild help CBD scene compared with 100 years ago Flood-hit families ineligible for claims The Christchurch Town Hall must be saved EQC staffer denies misusing cars Study shows impact of quake stress Historic home halfway to reassembly

A magnitude 3.9 aftershock rattled Christchurch last night on the second anniversary of the February 22, 2011, earthquake.

The 10.56pm shake at a depth of 8km and about 15km east of the CBD, was widely felt in central and eastern parts of the city.

Geonet initially reported the quake was magnitude 4.1.

No reports of damage were received.

A magnitude 3.8 quake woke many Cantabrians at 2.54am on the two-year anniversary of the region's deadly quake. 

Ad Feedback

- The Press

Comments

Special offers
Opinion poll

Should the Canterbury Provincial Council buildings be restored?

Yes, they are NZ's best example of high Victorian gothic revival architecture.

Only if the cost can be brought down.

No, $70 million could be used for more important things.

Vote Result

Related story: Provincial chambers repair bill $70m

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content