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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.
Over 1,680 people reported feeling the quake as of 3:35 pm.
M3.2 quake causing light shaking near Christchurch https://t.co/BSoheOgLK1
— GeoNet (@geonet) April 21, 2021
Users on Twitter took to tweeting right after it occurred. One person questioned the wobble they felt.
— Binkenstein (@Binkenstein) April 21, 2021
Another tweet mentioned they were not imagining things when the quake struck.
Knew I felt somethin #eqnz
— Sal (@SimpleSall) April 21, 2021
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