18 Feb 2016

Shallow quake hits near Christchurch

7:53 pm on 18 February 2016

Christchurch has been shaken by a strong earthquake felt by 1000 people.

The 4.3 magnitude shake at a depth of 13 km struck at about 7.20 pm, 15km east of the city.

The city has been shaken by dozens of aftershocks since the Valentine's Day magnitude 5.7 earthquake.