29 Feb 2016

Sharp quake jolts people in Canterbury awake

From Morning Report, 7:10 am on 29 February 2016

People in Christchurch have described being jolted awake by a strong shallow earthquake early this morning. GeoNet says the 4.3 magnitude quake was centered 5 kilometres south of the city, at a depth of about 5 kilometres. GNS seismologist Caroline Holden joins Morning Report.