12 May 2015

Quake rattles Canterbury

7:40 am on 12 May 2015

Canterbury has been rattled by a magnitude 4 earthquake.

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Photo: GeoNet

The quake was centred 20 kilometres north west of Oxford and was at a depth of 11 kilometres. It struck at 6.54am.

People from Oxford to Christchurch reported to GeoNet that they had felt the quake.