Christchurch shaken by magnitude 3.1 Earthquake

Christchurch shaken by magnitude 3.1 Earthquake

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According to GeoNet, a magnitude 3.1 earthquake shook Christchurch and surrounding areas on Wednesday afternoon at around 3.20 pm.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4 km and struck about 5 km east of Christchurch.

From the epicentre, the shake was reported to be felt across the whole city.

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Over 1,680 people reported feeling the quake as of 3:35 pm.

Users on Twitter took to tweeting right after it occurred. One person questioned the wobble they felt.

Another tweet mentioned they were not imagining things when the quake struck.

Image: SUPPLIED/GeoNet

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