Small quakes felt in Christchurch

4:29 pm on 21 September 2011

A magnitude 4.1 earthquake struck just east of Christchurch at 5.30pm on Tuesday.

The quake's epicentre was 10km west of Christchurch at a depth of 8km.

At 4.30pm, a 4.2-magnitude quake struck 10km southwest of the city at a depth of 7km.