Magnitude 4.1 earthquake felt strongly in Christchurch

An earthquake, initially recorded as magnitude 4.1 by GeoNet, has has jolted Christchurch.

It came after a magnitude 3.5 earthquake on Saturday night.

According to the GeoNet website, 4746 people had reported they felt the jolt just before 9am. 

Both fire and police confirmed there had been no reports of damages reported in the minutes following the shake.