Flurry of aftershocks overnight
Last updated 08:03 01/04/2011
Christchurch was hit by a string of aftershocks in the last 15 hours with the largest, a magnitude 3.8, striking at 6:28 this morning.
GNS Science recorded a magnitude 2.9 at 5:56pm yesterday evening at a depth of 8km and centred 10km north-east of Lyttelton.
A magnitude 3.2 quake struck at 9:49pm, 10km deep and 10km north-east of Lyttelton.
This was followed by a 3.1 at 10:52pm at a depth of 8km and within 5km of Lyttelton.
The magnitude 3.8 at 6:28am hit at a depth of 6km, also within 5km of Lyttelton.
Minutes later a 3.5 hit at a depth of 8km and also centred within 5km of Lyttelton.
And just to even up the draw, a magnitude 2.9 hit within 5km of Darfield at 7:27am.