The New Zealand South Island recorded a series of aftershocks. According to the Australian National Seismological Service, the focus of the first earthquake of magnitude 3.7 was recorded 10 kilometers south-west of Christchurch at a depth of 10 kilometers.
Then the tremors of magnitude 3.2 and 3.3 were recorded in the same area at a depth of 8 and 4 kilometers respectively. No casualties or damage were reported.
As recalled by ITAR-TASS, February 22 this year in the 390000th in Christchurch, which is the second largest city in New Zealand, a devastating 6.3 magnitude earthquake. Then, as a result of the disaster killed about 200 people.