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Christchurch shaken by 4.7 earthquake

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 11/05/2016
Christchurch has been rocked by a magnitude 4.7 quake © Geonet Christchurch has been rocked by a magnitude 4.7 quake

Christchurch has been rocked by a 4.7 magnitude earthquake.

The earthquake struck around 10 kilometres south-east of Christchurch at a depth of seven kilometres on Wednesday night.

There was at least one report of damage and more than 30 reports of strong shaking throughout the Canterbury and Otago regions.

Overall, more than 2,500 people said they felt the quake.

A St John spokesperson says the ambulance service has not received any reports of injury.


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