13 Mar 2016

'Moderate' quake near Christchurch

6:40 am on 13 March 2016

Parts of central Canterbury were rattled by a moderate earthquake last night.

The 4.4 shake just after 11pm was centred near Woodend, between Christchurch and Amberley.

Geonet said it was recorded at a depth of 19km, 15km east of Christchurch.