14 Feb 2016

Christchurch quake, how it unfolded

5:12 pm on 14 February 2016

There was an immediate flow of comments and reaction following this afternoon's quake east of Christchurch. See how it unfolded here:

Key points:

  • Cliff at Taylors Mistake, near Sumner, has collapsed
  • Only minor injuries reported
  • Some liquefaction in New Brighton
  • Power cut to about 600 homes - 500 in north-east Christchurch and 100 in Banks Peninsula
  • All main roads are fine