Thanks for checking up on us shaky folks. Mum had to work night shift at the hospital last night. The hospital building mum works in is very new and has the latest earthquake building techniques built in. So there were lots of aftershocks last night, but mum only felt a few of the bigger shakes.
So she got to finish at 7am, and go to the supermarket for toilet paper and some cat biscuits - nom nom. Then she had a snack with me and thought she would just lie down for a nap. She managed to sleep til 2pm, and miss a big quake, but that's ok with her.
So the rest of the day has been lazing on the couch watching tv.
Our city is ok, only a few minor injuries and a few damaged roads and buildings. Nothing like the Christchurch earthquakes that occured in the past two years, or indeed one in China today with 47 people died. NZ has lots and lots of quakes, thousands each year, and most of us are prepared for them. We have emergency supplies at home, including lots of food and bottled water, just in case.
Mum is looking forward to her days off to rest and relax with me.