According to the United States Geological Survey’s (USGS) earthquake data, a 5.2 magnitude tremor of a depth of 5km was felt 8km south of Stilfontein (North West Province) at 5:08am local time.
Local reports confirm the tremor felt in Klerksdorp, Ferndale, Randburg and surrounding towns in the North-West Province of South Africa.
Residents also expressed their experiences on social media. Residents in Johannesburg and Pretoria took to social media on Monday morning saying they felt an earth tremor at about 5.10am. Fortunately, there are no reported casualties.
People in Gauteng and North West had a shaky start to their Monday as they felt a bit of a shake.
The earth tremor was reported to have been felt in parts of Gauteng.
Author: Staff Writer