Magnitude of 5.0 earthquake struck Johannesburg, South African

Magnitude of 5.0 earthquake struck Johannesburg, South African

DEVELOPING NEWS: Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake – 6.8 km south of Alberton, South Africa, on Sunday, Jun 11, 2023 at 2:38 am (GMT +2) – 1 hour 1 minutes ago

FyTXH4pXgAEdeFH Magnitude of 5.0 earthquake struck Johannesburg, South African

Several people have shared their CCTV videos recorded at the time of the tremors.

Seismic-like event, possible earthquake, reported few minutes ago near Ekangala, Gauteng, South Africa

We are receiving unverified early reports of ground shaking possibly caused by seismic activity in or near Ekangala, Gauteng, South Africa on 11 Jun 2023 (GMT) at approximately 00:38 GMT.
There are no details yet on the magnitude or depth of this possible quake. If confirmed, we can expect more accurate data to emerge in the next few minutes. The location, magnitude and time mentioned are indicative, based on our best-fit seismic model. They are temporary until our AllQuakes monitoring service receives more exact scientific data from a national or international seismological agency. (Volcano Discovery)

Deadliest #earthquakes that occurred in recent years within 300km of #Johannesburg (South Africa): 09/03/2005 a M5.0 led to 2 casualties, and on 05/08/2014 a M5.5 led to 1 casualty. (EMSC)

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