Quakes shake Christchurch

7:56 am on 24 October 2012

Christchurch was shaken by two earthquakes early on Wednesday morning.

The first, at 3.17am on Wednesday measured 4.0 and was centred 20 km east of Christchurch at a depth of 8 km.

The second 3.3-magnitude quake occurred at 3.40am, was centred 20 km west of the city and was at a depth of 2 km.

There have been no reports of damage.