Minor shake hits Christchurch

Photo / file
Photo / file

A magnitude 3.1 earthquake gave residents in south-west Christchurch a minor shake in the early hours of this morning.

The earthquake was 5km deep, had a Mercalli intensity of 4 and occurred around 3.20am.

It was centred 10 km south-west of Christchurch according to GeoNet.

There were no immediate reports of damage.

- APNZ

© Copyright 2015, APN New Zealand Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production bpcf03 at 01 Feb 2015 06:58:44 Processing Time: 574ms