3.8 earthquake near Christchurch

The earthquake occurred 10 kilometres east of Christchurch at a depth of 25 kilometres at 6.45 today. Photo / iStock
The earthquake occurred 10 kilometres east of Christchurch at a depth of 25 kilometres at 6.45 today. Photo / iStock

A 3.8 earthquake has been felt in Christchurch this evening.

The earthquake occurred 10 kilometres east of Christchurch at a depth of 25 kilometres at 6.45 today.

Geonet seismologist John Ristau said 555 people reported feeling the earthquake, mainly from Christchurch and Canterbury plains.

- NZ Herald

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