A rather violent earthquake hit Christchurch yesterday, and it has devastated a city that, quite frankly, has had enough of feeling the earth move. People are helping where and when they can. We do know that this is one situation where throwing money at a problem can help. It might not fix everything, but right […]

Didja feel that one?

Well, did you?

More info once every other man and his dog stops hammering the GeoNet website.

Update. Well, there ya go: a 4.8 shake, focal point 50km deep, 30km west of Porirua, out in Cook Strait. A decent rattle.

(And if you did feel it, report your experience here. Do your bit for science.)