Small quake for Christchurch

Last updated 10:30 03/02/2014

Relevant offers

Christchurch Earthquake 2011

Nelson woman in Nepal has flashbacks to Christchurch earthquake Squatting in Christchurch's quake abandoned buildings Contractor numbers cut as EQC home repair programme downsizes Rugby union OK with possible Lancaster return Acting Cera chief to stay in role Public input sought on red-zone compensation Quake info hub back by popular demand More than 40 South Canterbury claims yet to be settled following earthquakes Developer abandons Christchurch for Auckland Freshwater habitats decimated by quakes

A small quake this morning has reminded residents the ground under their feet remains unsteady.

The magnitude 3.5 earthquake was recorded at 10.01am today.

Geonet reported the quake was centred near Southshore and was 5km deep. 

Social media savvy Cantabrians took to Twitter to report feeling the shake.

Green MP Mojo Mathers wrote about feeling a "wobble" in the central suburb of Richmond. 

Donna R described the quake as a "slight jiver", while Press columnist Mike Yardley called it a "morning grumble".

"A ratty little quake here in Chch ... more bark than bite," he wrote.

Ad Feedback

- The Press

Comments

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