About 7:20 a reasonably strong tremor brought both of the kids running and the dog has gone off into her own tremors and panting. Went for about 6-7 seconds getting stronger but no big jolt. Sam is 13 and that's the worst she has ever felt. Robert says no wonder the people of Christchurch can't sleep.
Update: 30 Km east of Picton 5.7
Reported as "biggest recorded in around twenty years."
…and then there were two ships
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