4.3 Magnitude earthquake hits Johannesburg, South Africa

A earthquake measuring 4.3 magnitude on the Ricther scale rocked Johannesburg and nearby towns at about 2pm today according to Geoscience. Currently its not known what caused this ie, mining or if it was the techtonic plates that moved.

There were no reports of injury or damage to buildings, some people claim to have felt the medium sized earthquake in parts of Johannesburg, especialy West Rand..

One thought on “4.3 Magnitude earthquake hits Johannesburg, South Africa

  1. Hi
    I live in a flat on a third story in Vanderbijlpark.
    When the quake occurred, it felt as if it was moving from south to north, and the building literally swayed two or three times during the shock wave.

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